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The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia.

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Retirement villages bulletins

Retirement villages bulletins provide topical information and reminders for retirement village industry.   Have you subscribed to the bulletins? Keep up to...

Reminder: Consultation period for 2021/2022 budget -...

13 May 2021 Reminder: Consultation period for 2021/2022 budget Before the start of each financial year, the residents of a retirement village must have...

Commissioner's blog: Say ‘no’ to extended warranties

Would you pay for something you’re entitled to get for free? Buying an extended warranty on new whitegoods, electronics or even a car could mean you’re doing...

Building company fined $175,000 over death of worker

Building company Gran Designs WA Pty Ltd has been fined a total of $175,000 over the 2017 death of a contract worker in the South-West town of Yarloop. The...

WA award summary - Shop and Warehouse Award

This publication is summary of the Shop and Warehouse (Wholesale and Retail Establishments) Award. On 26 June 2020 the Western Australian Industrial...

ThinkSafe magazine

ThinkSafe is the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s flagship online publication for workplace safety and health in Western Australia....

Court decision clarifies pharmacy assistants are covered...

Award coverage for pharmacy assistants employed by businesses in the state industrial relations system has long been a complex and contested issue. On 3 May...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by over 31 cents per litre (cpl) to 158.8 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging...

Strategic plan - Towards 2024

Supporting a safe, fair and responsible future for the Western Australian community, industry and resources sector.

The minimum employment age for most jobs in WA is 15...

The Children and Community Services Act 2004 regulates where, when, and at what age children can be employed in Western Australia and these laws apply to all...

Subscribe to property industries bulletins

News you can use, delivered straight to your inbox!   Each month, the Property Industries News team sends topical bulletins filled with helpful information...

Industry Bulletin 138 – Weatherproofing – Windows and doors

This bulletin provides guidance on the selection and installation of windows and doors. It is intended to assist in improving the standard of design,...