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28 July 2017 Landlady illegally changes locks on sick elderly tenant (Marlene Pavlovich) A landlady who entered a rental property illegally to conduct renovations and changed the locks while the...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
21 April 2016 As you are aware, the lead-in period for rental properties to meet the minimum security standards under the Residential Tenancies Act 1987 (the RT Act) ended on 1 July 2015. Should you...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
10 June 2015 The Department of Commerce (the Department) calls on agents to be vigilant in keeping a close eye on the operation of the agency’s trust account in light of two recent cases. The two...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
18 September 2015 A Mandurah real estate agency and one of its sales representatives have been fined for failing to disclose important information about a property prior to its sale. LBC Holdings Pty...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
29 October 2015 A real estate agent has been reprimanded and fined $3,000 by the State Administrative Tribunal for failing to exercise due skill, care and diligence over the depositing and recording...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
2 June 2017 A property manager who stole tenants’ money has been banned for nine months, fined $3,000 and reprimanded by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT). Brendan Geoffrey Dabinett of Morley...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
23 October 2014: Changes to application requirements for renewal of licences As you may be aware, the Settlement Agents Act 1981 (the SA Act) will soon be amended by the Consumer Protection...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
29 September 2016 A Perth real estate agent is breathing a sigh of relief after a cyber-attack was thwarted in an attempt to steal $500,000 from a trust account. It’s believed the cyber thieves...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
12 December 2014 Are your sales representatives registered? Recent fines given to two real estate agencies and their sales representatives highlight the important legal obligation that a licensed...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
21 May 2015 The Department of Commerce (the Department) has received an increase in complaints from tenants that their lessors and property managers have set appointments for inspections without...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
20 March 2015 Key dates From 20 March 2015 use the amended prescribed Form 1AC Information for Tenant and Form 1AD Information for Tenant with Non-written Tenancy Agreement now available on the...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
This complaint form only applies to potential breaches of the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 and the Charitable Collections Act 1946 . Consumer Protection will not generally intervene in...
Consumer Protection
Form – registration
08 Sep 2017
6 September 2017 It's time to get it right Do you understand the lessor's rights and obligations regarding a final property inspection? Does the tenant need to be present? What does the final...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
07 Sep 2017
Eastern states criminals target Perth landlords South-East Asian crime gangs, based in the eastern states, are renting Perth homes and turning them into indoor cannabis farms – dozens of homes have...
Consumer Protection
Fact sheet
06 Sep 2017
It's time to get it right Do you understand your rights and obligations regarding a final property inspection? Does the tenant need to be present? What does the final property condition report need...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
05 Sep 2017
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
04 Sep 2017
As of 3 February 2016, regulation of fees has ceased. Settlement agents are now able to determine what fee to charge their client for their services in executing the transaction. A new fee disclosure...
Consumer Protection
Information
01 Sep 2017
This publication provides general information and explains the law in simple language. It is not a substitute for the relevant legislation. You should get expert or legal advice about your particular...
Consumer Protection
Brochure
01 Sep 2017
The information on this fact sheet is available on the following pages: Property investment seminars Rent to buy a property Off the plan property contracts This fact sheet contains only general...
Consumer Protection
Fact sheet
01 Sep 2017
A general inspection into the use of Yuanda products in Western Australian buildings.
Building and Energy
Reports
31 Aug 2017
Consumer Protection receives many enquiries from tenants about the presence of mould in their rental properties. The tenants are often concerned about the impact of the mould on their health, and the...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
29 Aug 2017
What is a retail shop lease? Entering into a lease for a retail shop means that you (the tenant or lessee) are entering into a legally binding contract with the landlord (or lessor). The lease...
Consumer Protection
Guide / handbook
29 Aug 2017
Slips & trips are a serious issue in most workplaces and account for approximately 23.5% of all lost time injuries every year. Use the practical guide, toolbox talk and posters to assist you in...
WorkSafe
Information
24 Aug 2017
Residential tenancy agreement form All written tenancy agreements must be done using the Residential tenancy agreement (Form 1AA) . Please note: At the start of your tenancy you must be given the...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
24 Aug 2017
DECISION REGULATORY IMPACT STATEMENT The recommendations detailed in this paper represent the Department’s final recommendations to Government arising from the statutory review process. A summary of...
Consumer Protection
Consultations / public comment
24 Aug 2017

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