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Announcements & Publications

Door to door traders ignoring ‘Do Not Knock’ stickers

Door to door salespeople who ignore ‘Do Not Knock’ stickers on homes may face prosecution, Consumer Protection has warned. The agency has received several...

Mid-year bumper edition rent-rolls, audit results & more:...

16 July 2018 Considering buying a rent-roll? Buying a rent-roll can be an attractive way to grow your business. However, it can be a complex undertaking and...

Real estate and business agent business reference template

Who needs to complete a reference A business reference is required when applying for a real estate or business agent licence. Business reference References...

Application for a real estate and business agent licence...

Who needs to apply for a licence Any individuals, partnerships or companies wishing to operate as real estate or business agents in Western Australia are...

Fake scratchies in another Malaysian travel brochure scam...

WA households have begun receiving scam mail in the form of glossy travel brochures that contain two fake scratchies, with one showing a $US200,000 win. It’s...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 156.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Commissioner's Blog: Choose your care and use your rights

Many seniors prefer to remain in their own homes for as long as possible and recent reforms in aged care now give more choice to consumers choosing that...

Wageline reaches 1.5 million website visits in 2017/18

Wageline continues to be a valuable service for employers and employees in Western Australia. In the last financial year, Wageline had 1.5 million website...

Scammers clone friends in Facebook fake lottery sting

WA Facebookers have received messages from people who they thought were friends encouraging them to claim lottery prizes, but instead they have ended up...

How to avoid a fine for late lodgement of security bond -...

10 July 2018 Bond money must be lodged with the Bond Administrator no later than 14 days after you have received the money from the tenant. This includes any...

New regional officer to serve Goldfields, Esperance and...

Consumer Protection has appointed a new senior regional officer to its Kalgoorlie office to serve residents in the Goldfields, Esperance and Wheatbelt areas...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 20 cents per litre (cpl) to 156.3 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...