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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

Commissioner's blog: Your rights when a business goes bust

While many Western Australian businesses have re-opened and returned to ‘business as usual’, there are fears some will not survive the financial impact of...

Halloween hazards: beware button batteries

Consumer Protection has issued a Halloween warning about potentially deadly button batteries and other hazards found in some novelty items and trick-or-treat...

Landlord COVID-19 emergency period fact sheets

These helpful Landlord Hotline fact sheets provide options for landlords with tenancy concerns during the COVID-19 emergency period.   Options for landlords...

Consultation paper – Registration of builders (and...

This Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement is part of the first steps towards meeting the McGowan Government’s commitment to implement Recommendations 1,...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by around 30 cents per litre (cpl) to 134.1 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging...

When to apply NCC 2019 Amendment 1

The National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 Amendment 1 was adopted on 1 July 2020 with certain transitional provisions in relation to Volume One and Two of...

Workplace exposure standards for silica and coal dust halved

Workplace exposure standard for respirable crystalline silica halved to 0.05 milligrams per cubic metre effective today and respirable coal dust halved to 1...

Industry Bulletin 132 – Building Amendment Regulations ...

The Amendment Regulations amend regulation 31A of the Building Regulations 2012 to simplify its transitional provisions by reducing the number of adoption...

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...