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A motor vehicle dealer who operated his business from a location that was different to what was allowed by his licence was reprimanded and fined $1,000 by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) on 24 February 2016. George Reid Smith , trading as Pearl Motors , was granted a licence to operate his dealership in Broome in February 2011. He informed Consumer Protection in May 2013 that he was re-...
Consumer Protection
Media release
23 Mar 2016
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 121.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 22 March 2016, most Caltex Woolworths, Coles Express and Puma sites are increasing their ULP prices to 123.9 cpl, an increase of 25 cpl by Caltex Woolworths, 24 cpl by Coles...
Consumer Protection
Media release
21 Mar 2016
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 120.3 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 15 March 2016, most Caltex Woolworths sites are increasing their ULP prices to 123.9 cpl, an increase of 27 cpl. The majority of Caltex and BP sites are increasing to 122.9 cpl;...
Consumer Protection
Media release
14 Mar 2016
Lying on an application to Consumer Protection for a motor vehicle repairer’s certificate has cost a Redcliffe man $2,000. 27-year-old Chien Kucdit Deng was fined $1,000 and ordered to pay costs of $1,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court on 4 March 2016 after pleading guilty to providing a false statement when trying to obtain a motor vehicle repairers’ certificate in February 2015. In his...
Consumer Protection
Media release
10 Mar 2016
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 118.7 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 8 March 2016, most Caltex, Caltex Woolworths and Puma sites are increasing their ULP prices to 121.9 cpl, an increase of 25 cpl by Caltex and Caltex Woolworths, and an increase...
Consumer Protection
Media release
07 Mar 2016
A licensed motor vehicle salesperson, who can’t be named for legal reasons, was fined $2,000 and ordered to pay costs of $2,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court on 1 March 2016 for selling a car with a wound-back odometer reading. The 26 year old man from East Victoria Park, who was granted a spent conviction, had purchased a 2007 Holden Commodore in July 2014 with an odometer reading of 162,538...
Consumer Protection
Media release
03 Mar 2016
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 117.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 1 March 2016, most Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP prices to 119.9 cpl, an increase of 24 cpl. The majority of Caltex Woolworths, Caltex and BP sites are increasing...
Consumer Protection
Media release
29 Feb 2016
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
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

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