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9 July 2014 In May 2014 the Commissioner for Consumer Protection, Anne Driscoll, released a position paper proposing that government deregulate the fees charged by settlement agents and land valuers...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
10 Jun 2015
24 September 2014 As of 30 September 2014, the Property Industries Directorate, as well as Bonds Administration, will be located at Gordon Stephenson House in Perth and the Licensing Branch will be...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
10 Jun 2015
16 December 2014 The amendments to the LV Act, which came into force on 19 November 2014, mean that notices of land valuer licence applications are no longer required to be published. These...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
10 Jun 2015
Input wanted during review of property industry rules - 27 May 2013 The Department of Commerce has released a discussion paper which reviews the property industry Codes of Conduct. The paper aims to...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
10 Jun 2015
SCAM ALERT: Government Officer Impersonated - 12 April 2013 A licence applicant recently informed the Department they were contacted by someone impersonating a Consumer Protection licensing officer...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
10 Jun 2015
Ascertain pertinent facts through a Certificate of Title - 10 July 2013 Licensed land valuers (valuers) are reminded of their obligation to determine and verify pertinent facts through a Certificate...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
10 Jun 2015
Land Valuers Licensing (Remuneration) Notice 2013 - 18 September 2013 The Minister for Commerce has approved the Land Valuers Licensing (Remuneration) Notice 2013 (the Notice) prescribing the maximum...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
10 Jun 2015
Release of fee deregulation position paper for consultation - 14 May 2014 The Commissioner for Consumer Protection, Anne Driscoll, has released a position paper proposing that government regulation...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
10 Jun 2015
$33,000 in fines for fake testimonials - 27 November 2013 The Department’s recent action against a motor vehicle repair company for publishing fake online testimonials is a timely reminder of the...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
10 Jun 2015
e-conveyancing is coming to Western Australia - 8 May 2015 Electronic conveyancing (e-conveyancing) will enable the electronic settlement of real property transactions; the preparation and electronic...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
10 Jun 2015
Articles on the adoption of the Plumbing Code of Australia, the Infringement Notices Enforcement Scheme, requirements to provide updated photos, and the latest Plumbers Technical Notes to be...
Building and Energy
Newsletter
08 Jun 2015
Articles include information on new licence categories, provisional tradespersons licence and restricted plumbing permit, uselful links on the new Building Commission website, changes to the NOI form...
Building and Energy
Newsletter
08 Jun 2015
Fire safety concerns have been raised on the use of certain aluminium composite panels for external wall cladding where that product had not been tested or demonstrated to meet the requirements of the Building Code of Australia (BCA) for that use. Such products can lead to a rapid vertical spread of a fire via the façade of the building which raises serious safety concerns.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
28 May 2015
Articles on construction in designated bushfire-prone areas, WA's new building audits, reforms for the building and plumbing industries, survey on requirement for owner signatures on building permits...
Building and Energy
Newsletter
21 May 2015
Articles on the certified building approval process, outstanding regional work, notifiable events, registration renewals and prosecutions and disciplinary proceedings.
Building and Energy
Newsletter
21 May 2015
Articles on the painting industry survey, new signage rules, painters' responsibilities, fines for unregistered painters and lead paint and asbestos safety.
Building and Energy
Newsletter
21 May 2015
Articles on national licensing, unlicensed drainage plumbing work, WaterMark certification, new fees, MPA forums and the MPA and Building Commission 2012 Awards for Excellence.
Building and Energy
Newsletter
21 May 2015
Building Surveyors News Issue 1/2014 of Building Surveyors News is available now. Issue 1, July 2014
Building and Energy
Newsletter
21 May 2015
E-conveyancing is coming to Western Australia E-conveyancing - background The Council of Australian Governments agreed to deliver a National Electronic Conveyancing System (NECS) to the Australian...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
24 Apr 2015
Building and Energy
Technical standards
17 Apr 2015
Building and Energy
Reports
07 Apr 2015
The transition table outlines changes between the Interim Code of Fair Practice for Retirement Villages in the Fair Trading (Retirement Villages Interim Code) Regulations (No. 2) 2014 which expires...
Consumer Protection
Policies
07 Apr 2015
WorkSafe has recently been alerted to High Risk Work Licences being electronically scanned and altered to include additional classes of high risk work. The scanned and altered copies were then sent...
WorkSafe
Information
26 Mar 2015
WorkSafe is currently conducting an inspection campaign in the scrap metal industry with a view to increase awareness of safety issues faced by your industry and to highlight the importance of...
WorkSafe
Checklist
13 Mar 2015

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