Consumer Protection events and education

Consumer Protection staff participate in various events throughout the year.   We also manage campaigns targeting common issues such as Romance Scams on Valentines Day.  

The below calendar is maintained regularly, however many events are not organised by our staff and are subject to change.

Find out if there is an event happening near you. 

2021

January

Date Event name Topic Time Location Attendance Tickets / More info
1 - 31 January 10th anniversary of the Australian Consumer Law
Monday 4 January FuelWatch turns 20 and cheapest sites of 2020 event
Monday 4 January  Consumer Protection offices reopen

 

February

Date Event name Topic Time Location Attendance Tickets / More info
Friday 12 February  Public Sector's Young Professionals Conference - Keynote Speaker Impact of public servants' work on WA community     Restricted Public Sector's Young Professionals Conference
Sunday 14 February  Romance scams awareness - Valentine's Day          WA ScamNet

 

March

Date Event name Topic Time Location Attendance Tickets / More info
Monday 1 March Women's Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services  - Silent march  Family and domestic violence support - tenancy   Supreme Court Gardens aroudn CBD Open Free
Wednesday 3 March Downsizing in retirement Seniors housing options 2pm - 3pm   Restricted WS Support Group Parkinson's 
Thursday 5 - Friday 6 March Wagin Woolorama - stall  General consumer protection     Open Wagin Woolorama
Monday 8 March Multicultural Women's Health and Wellbeing Expo  General consumer protection - multicultural    North Metro TAFE, 18 Loxwood Rd, Balga    
Monday 15 March - Sunday 21 March  Harmony Week          Office of Multicultural Interests
Wednesday 17 March - Sunday 21 March  Perth Caravan and Camping Show Motor vehicle repairers and dealers - look for the tick 9am - 5pm  Claremont Showground Open Perth Caravan and Camping Show
Saturday 20 March Altone Comes Alive (City of Swan) General consumer protection 11am - 4pm  Altone Park Oval 332 Benara Rd Beechboro Open City of Swan 
Sunday 28 March COVID Rent laws - emergency period ends COVID-19 coronavirus Consumer Protection FAQ
Tuesday, 23 March 2021 City of Kalamunda - High Wycombe Library  Scams  10:00AM - 12:00PM City of Kalamunda  Open Free - City of Kalamunda
Wednesday, 24 March 2021 Services Australia - Multicultural Advisory Forum (MAF)  CP, Scams, MV, RTA  9:30AM - 11:30AM Services Australia  Closed  
Wednesday, 31 March 2021 Seniors Recreation Council of WA (SRCWA) Have a Go day Seniors housing options, Scams & general consumer issues 10:00AM - 2:00PM corner of Dixon Road and Goddard Street in Rockingham Open City of Rockingham

 

April

Date Event name Topic Time Location Attendance Tickets / More info
Thursday 1 April  Change your smoke alarm battery         Department of Fire and Emergency Services
2 -5 April Easter break
Tuesday 20 April Consumer Protection Awards Awards Ceremony    Perth Convention  & Exhibition Centre  Closed Consumer Protection Awards
Monday, 19 April 2021 City of Melville - Seniors Forum Seniors and general consumer issues 10:00AM - 11:00AM City of Melville Open Free - City of Melville
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 City of Belmont - Community Engagement Event  Seniors housing options  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM City of Belmont  Open City of Belmont
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 Red Cross - HSP Stakeholder Forum  Seniors and general consumer issues 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM Tuart Hill Community Centre  Closed  Redcross - Humanitarian settlement program
Tuesday, 27 April 2021 Swan Stroke Support Group Seniors housing 2:00PM - 3:00 PM Midland Hospital Closed  

 

May 

Date Event name Topic Time Location Attendance Tickets / More info
Sunday 16 May Perth Wedding Expo  General consumer protection 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Claremont showgrounds  Open Wedding Expos Australia
Monday, 3 May 2021 TAFE Carlisle General consumer protection (ESL) 6:00PM - 8:00PM Carlisle TAFE  Closed  
Monday, 10 May 2021 TAFE Thornlie General consumer protection (ESL) 6:00PM - 8:00PM Thornlie TAFE  Closed  
Tuesday, 11 May 2021 National Seniors Group  Scams presentation  10:30 AM - 11:00AM Church of Christ function Ctr, Mileti Rd, Lesmurdie  Open National Seniors - Kalamunda districts
Wednesday, 12 May 2021 East Metro Multicultural Network meeting General consumer protection 9:00 AM - 11:00AM Roots TV, 11/348 Victoria Rd, Malaga  Closed  
Friday, 14 May 2021 Bullsbrook College  General consumer protection 2:00PM - 3:00 PM 107 Chittering Rd, Bullsbrook WA 6084 Closed  
Sunday, 16 May 2021 Perth Wedding Expo  Consumer Rights, Scams  10:00 AM - 3:00PM Perth Convention  & Exhibition Centre  Open Perth Wedding Expo - Claremont Showgrounds
Tuesday, 18 May 2021 KidsafeWA Child Injury Prevention Symposium  Child Injury Prevention  10:00 AM - 2:00PM 140 Railway Rde, WEST LEEDERVILLE  Open Free - Kidsafe WA Child Injury Prevention symposium
Wednesday, 19 May 2021 North Metro Multicultural Network Meeting (NOMUC) General consumer protection 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM City of Joondalup, 90 Boas Ave, Joondalup Closed  
Friday, 21 May 2021 City of Joondalup - Duncraig Library  Scams presentation  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Duncraig Library - Cnr Warwick Road and Marmion Avenue, Duncraig Open Free - City of Joondalup
Friday, 21 May 2021 Seniors Recreation Council of WA (SRCWA) & Shire of Murray  Scams & cyber safety presentation  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1915 Pinjarra Road, Pinjarra WA 6208  Open Free - Shire of Murray
Wednesday, 26 May 2021 South East Multicultural Network forum, General consumer protection 1:00 PM - 3:00PM TBC Closed  
Friday, 28 May 2021 Seniors Recreation Council of WA & Association of Independent Retirees Scams & cyber safety presentation  9:45 AM - 11:45 AM RSL Club, Fred Bell Parade, East Victoria Park Open Free - Association of Independent retirees - Perth branch

 

June

Date Event name Topic Time Location Attendance Tickets / More info
Friday, 4 June 2021 Seniors Recreation Council of WA & Town of Cambridge Scams & cyber safety presentation  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Boulevard Centre 99 The Boulevard, Floreat WA 6014 Open Free - Town of Cambridge
Monday, 21 June 2021 Regional community engagement - Albany General consumer protection 2:00 PM -3:30 PM City of Albany Library, 221 York Street, Albany, WA 6330 Free Eventbrite registration
Monday, 21 June 2021 Regional community engagement - Albany General consumer protection 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM City of Albany Library, 221 York Street, Albany, WA 6330 Free Eventbrite registration
Thursday, 24 June 2021 Regional community engagement - Busselton General consumer protection 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Busselton Library,  Stanley Place, Busselton, WA 6280 Free Eventbrite registration
Thursday, 24 June 2021 Regional community engagement - Dunsborough General consumer protection 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Dunsborough Library, Dunsborough Lakes Drive, 
Dunsborough, WA 6281
Free Eventbrite registration

 

July

No events are currently booked for this month.

August

Date Event name Topic Time Location Attendance Tickets / More info
Wednesday, 11 August 2021 East Metro Multicultural Network meeting General consumer protection 9:00 AM - 11:00AM Roots TV, 11/348 Victoria Rd, Malaga  Closed   
Wednesday, 18 August 2021 North Metro Multicultural Network Meeting  General consumer protection 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM City of Joondalup, 90 Boas Ave, Joondalup Closed   
Tuesday, 24 August 2021 Swan Stroke Support Group Scams presentation  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Midland Hospotal - 1st Fl, Training Rm 2/3  Closed  
Wednesday, 25 August 2021 South East Multicultural Network forum  General consumer protection 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBC Closed   
Wednesday 25 August 2021 - Thursday 26 August 2021 Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days General consumer protection 09:00 AM - 6:00 PM  Memorial Avenue, Dowerin WA 6461  Open  Dowerin Field Days

 

September

Date Event name Topic Time Location Attendance Tickets / More info
Saturday, 11 September 2021 - Sunday, 12 September 2021 Pool and Spa Outdoor living expo  DDOMIS & Pool safety 9:30 AM Claremont showgrounds, Claremont Opened to public Pool and Spa Show
Wednesday, 15 September 2021 North Metro Multicultural Network forum  Scams, Consumers with Disability (CWD) and general consumer protection information  9:00 AM - 12:01 PM City of Wanneroo, Wanneroo Civic Centre, 23 Dunbar Rd Wanneroo Closed  
Friday, 17 September 2021 Telstra and Seniors Recreation Council of WA   Telstra scams information session  09:00 AM – 1:00 PM  Loftus Rec Centre, Cnr Loftus and Vincent Sts, Leederville Seniors register here  Free SRCWA Telstra Seniors Tech Workshop

 

October

Date Event name Topic Time Location Attendance Tickets / More info
Friday, 1 October 2021 First Friday Friends Scams 11:00 AM 115 Alness St, Applecross Closed  
Friday, 15 October 2021 Association of Independent Retirees  Scams 10:00 AM Cambridge Bowling Club, Chandler St West, Floreat   Closed  

 

November

Date Event name Topic Time Location Attendance Tickets / More info
Friday, 5 November 2021 - Sunday 7 November 2021 Perth 4WD & Adventure Show General consumer protection 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM  McCallum Park (near the Causeway Victoria Park) Victoria Park WA  Open Perth 4WD show
Monday, 8 September 2021 - Friday, 12 September Scams awareness week  General consumer protection, scam information During the week  Promoted across WA Closed Scams Awareness Week
Wednesday, 10 November 2021 Have A Go Day  General consumer protection, scam information, Seniors Housing Advisory Centre (SHAC) 9:00 AM  Burswood Park  Open Have A Go Day

 

December

Date Event name Topic Time Location Attendance Tickets / More info
Tuesday, 7 September 2021 Women’s Council for Domestic and Family Violence Family and Domestic Violence (FDV) information 10:00 AM Supreme Court Gardens  General Public Women’s Council for Domestic and Family Violence 

 

Further information

  • If you would like to request Consumer Protection's Community Education team to attend an event, please email us with the following details:
    • Event name
    • Event purpose
    • Event date
    • Event time/s
    • Event organiser
    • Event organiser contact phone and email
  • Consumer Protection office locations and branch contact details are available from Contact Consumer Protection page.  
  • Labour relations has information about public holidays.
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