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On Thursday, 2 August 2012, most BP and Caltex sites are increasing their ULP price by 12 cents per litre (cpl) up to 145.9 cpl. Many Gull and Peak sites are also increasing their prices, up to 142.9 cpl. Tomorrow's metropolitan ULP average will be 139 cpl, however there will be over 60 Perth sites selling below 132 cpl. Wednesday’s cheapest ULP is available for: 131.4 cpl at United Roleystone in...
Consumer Protection
Media release
01 Aug 2012
The operator of a Betta Electrical and Gas store has been fined $90,000 over the 2010 death of a female worker who fell 2.75 metres through the ceiling of their Mandurah store. Personal Buying Service Pty Ltd - trading as Betta Electrical & Gas - pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a safe work environment and, by that failure, causing the death of a worker, and was fined in the...
WorkSafe
Media release
31 Jul 2012
The collapse of an extended warranties provider in Australia is being used as an opportunity to highlight questions about the value of extended warranties. U-nited Warranties Pty Ltd has appointed liquidators – the majority of its extended warranty products were offered at the point of sale through major retail chains, including Big W and Myer and a number of independent retailers. The Australian...
Consumer Protection
Media release
01 Aug 2012
On Thursday, 26 July 2012, most Caltex sites in Perth are increasing their ULP price by 16 cents per litre (cpl) up to 146.9 cpl. Most Caltex Woolworths sites are increasing their ULP price by 15 cpl, up to 145.9 cpl. Many Gull and Peak sites are also increasing their prices, up to 142.9 cpl. Tomorrow's metropolitan ULP average price will be 137.9 cpl, however there will be 30 Perth sites selling...
Consumer Protection
Media release
25 Jul 2012
The latest fuel price cycle begins tomorrow (Wednesday 18 July 2012) with seven BP sites in Perth increasing their ULP prices to 142.9 cents per litre (cpl) – a rise of 13 cpl. However, FuelWatch can report that the metropolitan average price for ULP will be 128.9 cents per litre tomorrow with more than 50 sites selling below $1.26 per litre. Perth’s petrol prices follow a weekly trend where a...
Consumer Protection
Media release
17 Jul 2012
2 x charges - unregistered painting and 2 x charges - holding out to be a registered painter Midland man Cody Raymond Williams has been fined $1,000 on four charges relating to unregistered commercial painting and ordered to pay costs of $378 in the Midland Magistrates Court. The offences occurred prior to recent legislation coming into effect strengthening consumer protection laws, which now...
Building Commission
Media release
23 Jul 2012
The Commissioner for Consumer Protection has secured a $500,000 payout for members of Fremantle RSL Wyola Club, in settlement of legal action taken concerning the sale of a property belonging to the incorporated association. The settlement follows mediation between the Commissioner, and Wyola Club Manager Mr Phil Douglas and his wife Ms Linda Jane Lyons, who bought the Bannister Street property...
Consumer Protection
Media release
17 Jul 2012
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Thursday, 12 July 2012, most Coles Express, BP and Caltex Woolworths sites are increasing their ULP price by 15 cents per litre (cpl) up to 139.9 cpl. Most Caltex sites are upping their ULP price by 13 cpl, also to 139.9 cpl. Many Gull and Peak sites are increasing their prices up to 137.9 cpl. Tomorrow's...
Consumer Protection
Media release
11 Jul 2012
An Embleton settlement agent has been fined $3,000 by the State Administrative Tribunal after she was found to have mishandled funds received from a client. Consumer Protection took disciplinary action against Deanne Jean Tabone, operating as DT Property Settlements, when she failed to immediately deposit funds from the settlement of a Girrawheen property into a proper trust account in February...
Consumer Protection
Media release
16 Jul 2012
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Thursday, 5 July 2012, most BP, Caltex Woolworths and Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price by 13 cents per litre (cpl) to 136.9 cpl. Most Caltex sites are increasing their ULP price by 11 cpl, also to 136.9 cpl. Many Gull and Peak sites are raising their prices up to 134.9 cpl. Tomorrow's...
Consumer Protection
Media release
04 Jul 2012

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