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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: Show salespeople the door with a ‘Do...

It’s a scenario many of us are familiar with – you’re at home and there’s a knock on the front door, which you open to be greeted by a salesperson wanting to...

Call for 2021 Consumer Protection Awards contenders,...

Calling all contenders for the 2021 Consumer Protection Awards, we are now open for nominations. Nominations can be for an individual or organisation that...

Failure to lodge bonds on time costs agency an $18,000...

An East Victoria Park real estate agency that failed to lodge 19 tenancy bonds on time was fined $18,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court on 18 September 2020....

Zero toddler drowning deaths in WA - a credit to our State

The regulator responsible for enforcing swimming pool safety barrier standards has commended the WA community for achieving zero toddler drowning deaths in...

New legislation to create a fairer system for building...

Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Bill 2020 to be introduced into State Parliament Delivering an election commitment to provide a...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by around 29 cents per litre (cpl) to 132.8 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging...

State system JobKeeper provisions extended

On 15 May 2020 temporary state system COVID-19 JobKeeper provisions were introduced for private sector state system employers and employees who are...

Electrical Focus Issue 3

Building and Energy's Electrical Focus Issue 3 is now available online.

WorkSafe investigates two regional deaths

WorkSafe is investigating incidents leading to the deaths of two men in regional areas at the weekend. WorkSafe has been notified that a 55-year-old truck...

Wedding no-show and botched birthday bash costs caterer ...

A Nedlands catering company and its Director have been ordered by the Perth Magistrates Court to pay more than $20,000 in fines, costs and consumer...

BSB policy – Equivalent qualifications - painting...

The objective of this policy is to guide members of the Building Services Board (Board), officers with powers delegated by the Board and members of the...

BSB policy – Equivalent qualifications building...

The objective of this policy is to guide members of the Building Services Board (the Board), officers with powers delegated by the Board and members of the...