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

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Commissioner's blog: Be cautious buying coupons

There’s very little you can’t buy with a discount voucher these days, with group buying websites offering massive discounts on everything from restaurant...

Energy efficiency matters

The objective of energy efficiency provisions in the Building Code of Australia (BCA) is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and for a dwelling, this...

Consultation paper – Registration of building engineers...

Building and Energy has released this consultation paper proposing changes to the Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 to allow for the registration of...

CPD requirement must be met to avoid infringement - Real...

8 July 2020 CPD requirement must be met to avoid infringement  Changes to the Real Estate and Business Agents Act 1978 (the Act) to create a stand-alone...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by 25 cents per litre (cpl) to 131.4 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth...

Big losses prompt puppy scam warning

Puppy scam losses in Western Australia totalling more than $28,000 were reported in June, prompting Consumer Protection to issue a new warning for consumers...

Getting Employment Right Grants Program

As part of the State Government’s strategies to combat wage theft, the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is co-ordinating the...

Smoke alarms not to be located in dead air space

Clause 3.7.5.5 – Installation of smoke alarms is a new clause that has been introduced to the residential Fire Safety provisions of the 2019 edition of the...

Commissioner's blog: Don’t get taken for a ride by tow...

It’s hard to keep your wits about you following a car accident – you’re often in shock, the traffic behind you starts piling up and all you want is to get...

COVID-19 and remedial notices - Tenants bulletin 20

2 July 2020 COVID-19 and section 19 (remedial) notices It’s important for tenants to know the difference between a section 19 (remedial) and section 14 (rent...

COVID-19 and remedial notices - Landlords bulletin 44

3 July 2020 COVID-19 and section 19 (remedial) notices It’s important to know the difference between a section 19 (remedial) and section 14 (rent default)...

WA award summary – Social and Community Services (Western...

This publication is a summary of the Social and Community Services (Western Australian) Interim Award.  The 2020 WA award summary on this page reflects the...