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Our offices will be closed from Monday 24 December 2018 and will reopen on Thursday 3 January 2019.

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Announcements & Publications

Updated trust account handbook: Real estate industry...

19 December 2018 Updated trust account handbook Consumer Protection recently updated the "Real estate and business agents trust account handbook" to assist...

Gas and electricity – summer safety reminder

As many West Australians fire up barbecues, plug in Christmas lights and tackle projects around the house this summer, Building and Energy has issued a...

Unmanned fuel retailer named Perth’s cheapest for 2018

A no-frills unmanned service station in Forrestfield has been named the cheapest site in Perth for unleaded petrol in 2018. According to FuelWatch data,...

Minister Johnston: New WorkSafe Commissioner appointed

The McGowan Government is pleased to announce that Darren Kavanagh has been appointed the State's WorkSafe Commissioner.

Stone benchtop workers at risk of silicosis

WorkSafe has issued a safety alert on the health risks caused by exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) for workers in the stone benchtop...

High pressure water cleaning of asbestos cement prohibited

WorkSafe has issued a safety alert reminding painting professionals and other contractors that high pressure water cleaning of asbestos cement material is...

Annual Report 2017- 2018

The department's annual report for 2017-2018 presents information on its statutory compliance, financial, non-financial and operational performance, in...

Christmas is just around the corner – know your obligations

It’s that time of the year where people are getting their last minute Christmas shopping done and most businesses are preparing to wind down for the holiday...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 136.5 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

$100,000 fine for consignment car dealer and Director ...

A dealership which specialised in selling luxury motor vehicles on consignment and its Director have been fined a total of $100,000 by the Perth Magistrates...

A guide to setting up your workstation

The following checklist is a step-by-step approach designed to be used when employees are located at a new workstation or whenever their tasks change. When...

Inspection program looks at violence and aggression in...

WorkSafe will soon begin an inspection program looking at the issue of violence and aggression in organisations providing community health care services. The...