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Announcements & Publications

New WA code provides certainty for commercial tenants

Framework for rent relief negotiations between commercial tenants and landlords Code applies to small businesses with turnover of less than $50 million a...

Commissioner's blog: More rental homes go to pot

It’s every landlord’s worst nightmare – receiving a call from the police with the news their investment property has been turned into a hydroponic cannabis...

Falsified references used for builder registration –...

A Parmelia man has been fined $5,000 after his application for building practitioner registration was found to include incorrect or misleading information,...

Farm machinery online sales scams escalate with $140,000...

Fake websites pretending to sell farm machinery are increasing in number as the number of victims and their losses also increase. WA ScamNet at Consumer...

Pressure vessel failure injures worker

In April 2020, a worker was transferring compressed air from one air receiver (pressure vessel) to a second air receiver that was mounted on a frame for...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by over 24 cents per litre (cpl) to 120.7 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging...

Building and Energy complaint form

Use this PDF version of the complaint form to make a complaint to the department about a regulated building service or a home building work contract if you...

Retail trading hours extended for upcoming public holidays

The State Government has approved extended trading hours for general retail stores in the Perth metropolitan area for the next two public holidays on Monday...

Industry Bulletin 130 - Home Building Contracts Amendment...

This industry bulletin provides information on the Home Building Contracts Amendment Regulations 2020 (the Amendment Regulations) which were published in the...

Landlord COVID-19 Process B: Breach process if your...

Landlords and property managers can use this flowchart during the COVID-19 emergency period to assist with managing notifications and date counting when your...

Landlord COVID-19 Process A: Breach process if your COVID...

Landlords and property managers can use this flowchart during the COVID-19 to assist with managing notifications and date counting when the tenant has failed...

Water safety advice for dormant buildings

As many businesses prepare to reopen, WA’s plumbing regulator is urging owners and managers of recently unoccupied buildings to ensure that hot and cold...