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Christmas New Year 2020-21 public holiday information

The Christmas New Year period is fast approaching.  This season's public holidays are: Christmas Day, Friday 25 December 2020 Boxing Day, Saturday 26...

Work Health and Safety Bill passes Upper House

The Work Health and Safety Bill 2019 was passed by the Legislative Council on 21 October 2020.  It is anticipated it will receive royal assent soon after...

Commissioner's blog: New Code gets fitness industry into...

Gone are the days where a gym is the only destination available for fitness lovers looking for a structured work-out. Nowadays, you can find boot-camps in...

Special bulletin: Retirement village law reforms - fast...

July 2020 Fast track process for certain key reforms This eBulletin updates the consultation process on reforms to retirement village legislation. State...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by over 29 cents per litre (cpl) to 133.8 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging...

National Water Week: Are your plumbing products certified...

WA’s plumbing regulator has issued a reminder that taps, toilets, showerheads and most other plumbing products must have WaterMark certification to show they...

Extra Christmas shopping hours to help stimulate retail...

An extra 36 shopping hours approved from December 5 to New Year's Day Earlier opening and later closing times allowed before and just after Christmas...

Phone threats from scammers lead to losses over fake tax...

Losses are mounting following a spate of phone threats and voicemails from scammers demanding the payment of a fake tax debt or the victim will be arrested....

Changes to WA’s residential parks laws – what you need to...

15 October 2020 Changes to WA’s residential parks laws – what you need to know   In this issue: Upcoming changes to WA’s residential parks laws How the...

Commissioner's blog: Nominate now for Consumer Protection...

Are you a consumer champion or do you know one? If so, then I would urge you to consider nominating for the Consumer Protection Awards 2021. Every day across...

Christmas trading hours - metropolitan Perth

WA consumers can take advantage of the extra shopping hours which start on Saturday, December 5. Non-metropolitan trading hours are available on Regional...

Regional Christmas trading hours

Christmas trading hours for Non-metropolitan area City of Mandurah Day Trading hours Sunday 13 December 2020 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday 14 December 2020 8.00am...