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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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Scams Awareness Week 2020

Be yourself, don't let a scammer be you

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Announcements & Publications

Advice for ‘Aussie Sheds Albany’ customers affected by...

Consumer Protection has issued advice for customers of Aussie Sheds Albany affected by the bankruptcy of its sole proprietor Armand Javellana. The business...

Commissioner's blog: Be in the know about demos

There’s a lot to like about demonstrator vehicles – they’re practically new cars with very few kilometres that sell for cheaper prices than you’d otherwise...

Patio tradie takes $18,000 in deposits without doing any...

Consumers seeking the services of a patio installer are warned to beware of a man who advertises via Facebook Marketplace. Nicholas (Nick) Kay of Forrestdale...

PLB policy – Qualification requirements to obtain a...

PLB policy – Requirements to obtain a plumbing contractor...

PLB policy – Re-issues of Plumbing Licences and Permits

Guideline for activities using fuel gas to produce...

This guideline has been developed to assist appliance designers, gas fitters and Type B inspectors in the design and approval of gas fuelled theatrical or...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by over 28 cents per litre (cpl) to 132.6 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging...

First step towards better consumer protection in the tow...

Consumer Protection has launched a period of community and industry consultation with the view of determining whether the regulation of tow truck businesses...

Consumer complaints mount against Albany shed seller –...

Consumer Protection is warning consumers about an Albany shed seller who appears to have accepted a large amount of money in deposits and full payments but...

Commissioner's blog: Sea container investments not so...

If you’ve seen an advert promising big returns on an investment in shipping containers, then our advice is to consider whether it may be a scam or Ponzi...

Live stream scammers target Consumer Protection Awards

Live stream scammers have targeted the Western Australian Consumer Protection Awards virtual event on Facebook prompting a warning from the consumer watchdog...