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Announcements & Publications

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by over 32 cents per litre (cpl) to 142.8 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging...

Amendments to assist early detection of silicosis

Amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996, relating to health surveillance for workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica will...

WA long service leave calculator helps thousands of...

In most cases, when employment ends after at least 7 years of continuous employment, an employee is entitled to pro rata long service leave. The WA long...

New award summaries for nurses, spraypainters and sheet...

Wageline has published three new WA award summaries: Enrolled Nurses and Nursing Assistants (Private) Award Industrial Spraypainting and Sandblasting Award...

Dream of home ownership shattered after $133,000 scam theft

Thornlie couple lose their home purchase savings in a payment redirection scam Settlement agent’s email used by scammers looked almost the same Property...

New form streamlines process for making an underpayment...

From today, employees who need to make a complaint to Private Sector Labour Relations about underpayments can use our new Underpayment of wages or...

Commissioner's Blog: Hiring a pest controller

Your home is your most important asset, so you’ll naturally want to protect it from unwanted pests like termites and rodents. While most people will...

Summer safety advice from Building and Energy

Western Australia’s building and energy safety regulator is sharing top tips for a safe summer when using gas barbecues and camping appliances, pools, party...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by over 32 cents per litre (cpl) to 139.9 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging...

Australia Day public holiday - Tuesday 26 January 2021

The public holiday for Australia Day in 2021 is Tuesday 26 January. Each WA award prescribes entitlements for public holidays. These entitlements vary from...

Former builder reprimanded following fraud conviction –...

Mr Howard was jailed for fraud regarding invoices to the North Metropolitan Health Service His conviction led to recent action under WA building registration...

Warning to guard against heat stress at work

Workplaces have been reminded to guard against the effects of extreme temperatures as another week of summer heat hits the State. WorkSafe WA Commissioner...