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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

Regulator issues guidance about home building contract rules

Western Australia’s building regulator is reminding builders and their clients that any increases in the price of a home building contract must comply with...

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...

Building Services Board – Expressions of interest for...

The Building and Energy Division of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety is seeking expressions of interest for appointment to the...

Proposed reforms to retirement villages legislation in WA...

Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement 4 (CRIS 4) is the final in a series of four consultation papers on implementing the  recommendations made in the...

Stage two of proposed reforms to retirement villages...

Significant changes to the Retirement Villages 1992 Act (RV Act) were put in place prior to 2016 as a result of the stage one review.  Many of these changes...

Proposed reforms to retirement villages legislation in WA...

Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement 2 (CRIS 2) looks at possible retirement villages legislation reform regarding operator obligations. It deals with...

Proposed reforms to retirement villages legislation in WA...

Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement 3 (CRIS 3) is the third in a series of consultation papers regarding the implementation of the remaining Statutory...

Have your say about proposed retirement village reforms

Final consultation paper open for comment Includes proposals for a new process to manage changes to a retirement village Consultation closes on 21 July 2021...

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 159 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth...

There are two systems of employment law in WA

There are two systems of employment law that operate in WA – the state industrial relations system and the national fair work system.  These systems have...

First birthday for Wageline’s long service leave calculator

Wageline is marking one year since the launch of the WA long service leave calculator.   Over the past year the long service leave calculator has proven to...

Commissioner's blog: New guide addresses building fee...

Building a new home can be an exciting time, but many Western Australians going through the process right now may be facing unexpected price rises and...