FuelWatch Western Australian fuel consumers benefit from price transparency and reduced price volatility because service stations must notify FuelWatch of their following day's prices by 2pm each day. These prices are ‘locked in’ for 24 hours from 6am so drivers can make the best decision on where...
30 May 2014
The minister with responsibility for the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.
Our Minister and legislation
28 May 2014
Portable pools can pose a safety risk, especially for children under the age of five. Even in a small portable pool with very little water, it only takes seconds for a child to drown. Inflatable and portable pools can present a danger as they are not usually fenced and may not be completely emptied...
22 May 2014
Have you seen an advert and felt it sounded too good to be true? We have created our own ads which help you see the tricks scammers use to lure you into losing confidence and money. Heartbroken: Ripped off Dating and social media sites can be fun but they are also places where con artists can lure...
Your consumer rights
20 May 2014
If you would like to help raise awareness of our 'look for this symbol' campaign, we are happy for you to link to our pages on this website. T he following conditions must be met: Links to should be pointing to: www.commerce.wa.gov.au/choosing-motor-vehicle-repairer Links must be presented in a way...
Motor vehicle repairers
18 May 2014
If you think you or someone you know has received a scam, please report it to WA ScamNet by: EMAIL: Forward suspicious to WA ScamNet email PHONE: Call Consumer Protection's advice line: 1300 304 054 (for the cost of a local call anywhere in WA); POST: Post any letter scams you receive direct to WA...
04 May 2014
In keeping with the national trend to place greater accountability on industry members, self-certification forms the basis of Western Australia's regulatory framework. This means that licensed plumbing contractors are responsible for all plumbing work they perform for a period of six years from the...
29 Apr 2014
There are three videos available to help landlords and tenants with their renting experience: Getting started Getting started covers applying for a tenancy, option fees, tenancy databases,...
Guide / handbook
15 Aug 2014
The department has a number of offices in the Perth metropolitan area.
24 Apr 2014
This educational article has been developed to assist in the identification of occupational safety and health (OSH) hazards. The hazard identification tools were developed following interviews with...
21 May 2014