Motor industry

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A Rockingham car dealer, its Director and a sales representative have been fined a total of $19,400 and ordered to pay Court costs of $7,263 by the Rockingham Magistrates Court after making false and misleading statements regarding the warranty on a used vehicle. All Commercials Pty Ltd , its Director/yard manager and a sales representative were charged by Consumer Protection for being in breach...
Consumer Protection
Media release
23 Sep 2014
The St Georges Terrace office of Consumer Protection is moving offices over the September long weekend and in preparation it will close early this Friday . Bonds will close at 1.00pm; while all other services (including our Contact Centre) will close at 3.30pm. While there may be some minor services disruptions, we expect to be fully operational by 10.00am, Tuesday 30 September 2014. If you have...
Consumer Protection
Department News
22 Sep 2014
A Wangara motor vehicle dealer and its sole Director have been ordered to pay a total of more than $80,000 in fines and costs by the Joondalup Magistrates Court for selling used vehicles without a warranty. Ridgehaven Holdings Pty Ltd, trading as Wanneroo Cars and Commercials of Wangara (now closed), and its sole Director Brian John Whitehead pleaded guilty to 29 charges under the Australian...
Consumer Protection
Media release
19 Sep 2014
A motor vehicle repairer has been fined $5,000 by the Armadale Magistrates Court for operating their business after failing to fulfil the basic requirements to renew their licence. Norton Enterprises (WA) Pty Ltd , trading as Beemer Motor Workshop of Maddington, pleaded guilty on 11 September 2014, was fined $5,000 and ordered to pay Court costs of $623. Beemer Motor Workshop was first granted a...
Consumer Protection
Media release
12 Sep 2014
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch . On Thursday, 11 September 2014, most Caltex Woolworths sites are increasing their ULP price by 16 cents per litre (cpl) up to 152.9 cpl, most Puma Energy, BP and Caltex sites up to 151.9 cpl, most Gull and Coles Express sites up to 150.9 cpl and most Peak sites up to 149.9 cpl. Tomorrow's metropolitan...
Consumer Protection
Media release
10 Sep 2014
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch . On Thursday, 28 August 2014, most BP sites are increasing their ULP price by 14 cents per litre (cpl) up to 151.9 cpl. Most Gull, Caltex and Caltex Woolworths sites are increasing their ULP price up to 150.9 cpl, most Peak and Coles Express sites up to 149.9 cpl and most Puma Energy sites up to 148.9 cpl...
Consumer Protection
Media release
27 Aug 2014
A Girrawheen woman has been fined $11,270 by the Perth Magistrates Court after being convicted for a second time of unlicensed car dealing. In her first offence, Jayde Ashleigh Grundy was fined $5,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court in January 2011. In the latest prosecution by Consumer Protection, Ms Grundy was convicted on 22 August 2014 of buying and selling numerous vehicles between July 2012...
Consumer Protection
Media release
25 Aug 2014
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch . On Thursday, 21 August 2014, most Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price by 14 cents per litre (cpl) up to 152.9 cpl. Most BP and Caltex sites are increasing their ULP price up to 151.9 cpl, most Gull, Caltex Woolworths and Puma Energy sites up to 150.9 cpl and most Peak sites up to 149.9 cpl...
Consumer Protection
Media release
20 Aug 2014
A motor vehicle repairer has been fined $10,000 by the Busselton Magistrates Court for operating without a licence. Richard Lenard James , trading as James Smash Repairs of Busselton, pleaded guilty and was fined on 19 August 2014. Mr James continued to operate his repair business without a licence, despite being warned by Consumer Protection which had attempted to assist him in obtaining a...
Consumer Protection
Media release
20 Aug 2014
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch . On Thursday, 14 August 2014, most BP sites are increasing their ULP price by 14 cents per litre (cpl) up to 153.9 cpl. Most Caltex and Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price up to 152.9 cpl, most Gull, Caltex Woolworths and Puma sites up to 151.9 cpl and most Peak sites up to 150.9 cpl. Tomorrow...
Consumer Protection
Media release
13 Aug 2014

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