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The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia.

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Announcements & Publications

Commissioner's Blog: Don’t ignore shocks and tingles

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection Lanie Chopping  Have you ever experienced an electric shock or tingling sensation in your home while touching a...

Over $300,000 recovered for WA workers in six months

Industrial inspectors from Private Sector Labour Relations recovered a total of $344,537 in unpaid wages and entitlements in the second half of 2019. ...

BSB Policy – Fit and proper person assessment criteria...

PLB Policy – Fit and proper assessment criteria for the...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 18 cents per litre (cpl) to 150.8 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Take urgent action on all shocks and tingles

A new public safety campaign is urging Western Australians to take potentially life-saving action by immediately reporting any electric shocks or tingles to...

Consumer champion David Hillyard calls it a day

After spending 43 years fighting for the consumer rights of everyday Western Australians, David Hillyard is retiring as Commissioner for Consumer Protection...

Commissioner's Blog: Web of lies – warning for online...

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard Western Australians shopping online often get caught up in a web of lies by landing on fraudulent...

Spend Jeanswest gift cards to ensure you don’t miss out

Holders of Jeanswest gift cards are reminded to redeem them as soon as possible while administrators of the retail chain consider its future. Commissioner...

Australia Day public holiday entitlements

The public holiday for Australia Day in 2020 is Monday 27 January, not Sunday 26 January.    Under the Public and Bank Holidays Act 1972, in Western...

(Archived) Ministerial Advisory Panel on Work Health and...

During July 2017, the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations, the Hon Bill Johnston MLA, sought to establish a Ministerial...

(Archived) Review Process Summary – Develop Work Health...

THIS DOCUMENT IS NO LONGER CURRENT AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES ONLY. The public comment period on the Work Health and Safety...