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

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Announcements & Publications

Tenants urged to continue to pay rent if they can

WA tenants are being urged by Consumer Protection to continue to pay their rent unless they are genuinely experiencing severe financial hardship. Landlords...

City of Armadale fine increased after WorkSafe appeal

The City of Armadale has had a fine increased by $80,000 over a 2014 incident in which a member of the public was seriously injured when struck by a front...

Concern over lithium-ion battery safety as Western...

Joint statement – Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (Building and Energy) and Department of Fire and Emergency Services ​Western...

Commissioner's Blog: Weigh-up your rights as gyms close

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection Penny Lipscombe    Fitness fanatics may be left wondering what will happen to their gym memberships with ‘non...

Industry Bulletin 128 - Dis-application of NCC 2019...

The purpose of this bulletin is to clarify the energy efficiency provisions for building in Western Australia from 1 May 2020.

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by over 15 cents per litre (cpl) to 115.6 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging...

Rules for Pools and Spas - a simple checklist for residents

Owners and occupiers of premises on which there is a private swimming pool must ensure they have a compliant safety barrier in place at all times. This...

Draft Occupational Diving – Code of Practice

The Commission for Occupational Safety and Health seeks your views and comments on the draft Code of Practice – Occupational Diving in Western Australia. The...

Urgent Reminder - 2019 audit report deadline fast...

26 March 2020 All agents who hold a current triennial certificate and have held or received monies in trust during the 2019 calendar year are reminded that...

Commissioner's Blog: Your consumer rights during COVID-19...

The spread of COVID-19 coronavirus around the world has created a worrying and confusing time for many - holidaymakers are wondering about cancelling trips...

Employment impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus

The Employment impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus page of the Wageline website provides detailed information for state system employers and employees on...

$15,000 fine for electrician’s dangerous wiring – Rex...

A Sorrento electrician has been fined $15,000 for incorrect wiring that caused parts of a Duncraig home to become live with dangerous levels of electricity...