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Electrical installations
1. How do I sign in? BondsOnline sign-in is now via My Account. Your account was migrated to a My Account sign-in page where you access BondsOnline. On the My Account sign-in page, enter your...
Consumer Protection
Information
06 May 2024
Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2024
Changes to WA rental laws began in stages from 16 May 2024. WA Rent Reforms give tenants the freedom to make their house feel like a home, and provide a fair balance between the rights of tenants and...
Consultations
Consumer Protection's Year in Review 2022-23 outlines the major achievements from the financial year. [scald=11175:image_medium {"link":"https:\/\/ www.commerce.wa.gov.au \/sites\/default\/files\/...
Consumer Protection
Reports
26 Feb 2024
Microfine cement grout injection (grout injection) can be a cost-effective method of soil retention, aiding temporary excavations. This is provided the grout works and excavation are designed and...
Building and Energy
Guide / handbook
23 Apr 2024
The harvest season can bring risks to the health and safety of farm workers, families and livelihoods. Higher ambient temperatures, humidity and winds, dry stubble and hot machine parts and exhausts are all factors that can contribute to causing a fire. Developing and adopting a fire safety...
Farm safety – Know the hazards
Liquified Petroleum (LP) gas cylinder adaptors that convert old Type 21 (POL) cylinder valves to new Type 27 (LCC27) banned in Western Australia Following a recent gas related incident resulting in serious injury, the Director of Energy Safety has issued a prohibition order (the Order) which took...
Gas appliances
The graph below shows the number of registered building contracting companies which became insolvent in WA since 2017–18 as well as the broader construction data captured by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). ASIC data includes a broad range of industries that are...
Building a home in challenging times
Phases 1 to 3 of the SHare campaign
Phases 1 to 3 of the SHare campaign, by Department of Energy Mines Industry Regulation and Safety - Worksafe
On 29 November 2022, the Western Australian Government released a statement providing a progress update on a wide range of actions to tackle sexual assault and sexual harassment in Western Australian workplaces in response to the Parliamentary inquiry into the...
Sexual harassment awareness reporting engagement (SHare)
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Commencement and transition From 1 July 2024, new laws in WA will require building engineers to be registered by the Building Services Board (the Board) to carry out, or contract with consumers to carry out, building engineering work in the State. Registration...
Building engineers

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