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The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 16 cents per litre (cpl) to 116.7 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that, on Tuesday 23 February 2016, most Puma and BP sites are increasing their ULP prices to 119.9 cpl, an increase of 22 cpl by Puma and 21 cpl by BP. The majority of Caltex Woolworths sites...
Consumer Protection
Media release
22 Feb 2016
An unlicensed motor vehicle dealer has been fined $7,500 and ordered to pay costs of $1,096 after pleading guilty in the Perth Magistrates Court on 19 February 2016. Glyn David Robinson of Cloverdale had purchased 42 vehicles and sold 21 of them between March 2014 and September 2015 without a licence, in breach of the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act. Mr Robinson sold the vehicles by placing 38...
Consumer Protection
Media release
22 Feb 2016
Consumer Protection is concerned that apathy over the recall of Samsung top loader washing machines is putting the lives of Western Australians at risk. Samsung has released figures showing that only half of WA owners of the affected machines have responded to the recall, leaving more than 6,500 dangerous units remaining in WA homes and continuing to pose a serious fire hazard. The recall...
Consumer Protection
Media release
19 Feb 2016
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 16 cents per litre (cpl) to 117.3 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 16 February 2016, most Caltex Woolworths, BP, Caltex and Puma sites are increasing their ULP prices to 119.9 cpl, an increase of 22 cpl by Caltex Woolworths, 21 cpl by BP and...
Consumer Protection
Media release
15 Feb 2016
A Kelmscott motor trimmer has been fined $1,000 by the Armadale Magistrates Court for operating his business without a motor vehicle repairers’ licence. Terence John Tanner , trading as T&P Motor Trimmers , was convicted on 10 February 2016 of operating without a licence between July 2012 and July 2014 in breach of the Motor Vehicle Repairers Act. Motor trimming, which involves the repair of...
Consumer Protection
Media release
15 Feb 2016
With Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard... There are many pleasant things we associate with summer in Western Australia, such as barbecues and swimming, but unfortunately at Consumer Protection it’s a time when we hear of ‘bitumen bandits’ in the State. ‘Bitumen bandits’ turn up at homes and businesses without invitation and then offer to lay driveways at supposedly...
Consumer Protection
Department News
12 Feb 2016
Energy Safety is warning the public to be cautious of dealing with Wei Liu, trading as Jackson Northair Services, who may be continuing to carry out illegal electrical work despite being successfully prosecuted in the Perth Magistrates Court. Mr Liu does not hold the required electrical worker’s or electrical contractor’s licence authorising him to carry out electrical work in Western Australia...
EnergySafety
Media release
10 Feb 2016
With Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard Consumer Protection would like to remind Western Australians to protect themselves while shopping online and to know their consumer rights this Valentine’s Day. February 14 th is seen by many as an opportunity to spoil loved ones. But if the flowers you ordered are not as described or don’t show up on time, or you are left with an...
Consumer Protection
Department News
09 Feb 2016
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by about 14 cents per litre (cpl) to 120.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 9 February 2016, most Caltex and Caltex Woolworths sites are increasing their ULP price by 20 cpl to 123.9 cpl. The majority of Puma sites are increasing their ULP price to 122.9...
Consumer Protection
Media release
08 Feb 2016
An unlicensed motor vehicle dealer has been fined $5,000 and ordered to pay costs of $706 after pleading guilty in the Perth Magistrates Court on 5 February 2016. Mandy Jane Duncan , formerly of Dianella but now residing in Queensland, had sold 41 vehicles between November 2013 and June 2014 without a licence, in breach of the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act. Ms Duncan sold the vehicles by placing 106...
Consumer Protection
Media release
08 Feb 2016

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