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Acknowledgement to Country

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

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Announcements & Publications

Survey shines a light on solar industry experiences

Building and Energy seeking input from property owners with solar systems Focus on safety, compliance and experiences of WA’s solar industry Survey closes on...

Reporting wage theft in WA

Western Australian workers can find out how to report deliberate underpayment of wages or entitlements at www.wagetheft.wa.gov.au. The Reporting wage theft...

Code of Practice for Vegetation Worker Electrical Safety

This code details the requirements for vegetation control work carried out near the live conductors of overhead power lines and is to be read in conjunction...

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...

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...

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.