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  1. Website warning – Travel Advisor Pro (TAP)

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Travel agent A travel accommodation website is listing properties for lease without the property owner’s permission, sparking fears that the site is run by scammers. WA ScamNet is currently investigating the origins and ...

  2. Commissioner's Blog- Too much trust can mean tradie trouble

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Tradesperson Builder With Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection, David Hillyard Paying large amounts of money up front for nothing in return or hiring a tradesperson without a recommendation, or without seeing ref ...

  3. Survey scam warning for Aqwest customers in Bunbury

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Consumer Protection is warning Aqwest customers in Bunbury about a potential phone scam. There have been three reports from people who were phoned by a caller claiming to be Aqwest, offering a free water filter for taki ...

  4. Women in Global Business Webinar

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Austrade in conjunction with Women in Global Business (WIGB) and the Export Council of Australia is running a webinar: ‘Women in Global Business- Tips for applying in the Australian Export Awards’. WIGB’s research condu ...

  5. Public warning about Gerardus (Gerry) Jorissen

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Aboriginal Senior Consumer Protection is warning Western Australians not to deal with Gerardus (Gerry) Hermanus Jorissen who has sent at least $200,000 of other people’s money to overseas criminals under the guise of an ...

  6. Commissioner's Blog- Online loan scam = deeper debt

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Licence holders With Acting Consumer Protection Commissioner David Hillyard If you’re applying for a loan online the last thing you need is to lose money in the process but unfortunately that’s what has been happening t ...

  7. Don't work live electrical safety video

    This announcement is for:  Business / company Builder Electrical contractor / worker Employee / worker Tradesperson Working on or near energised electrical equipment (live work) is the leading cause of burns, shocks, serious accidents and fatalities for e ...

  8. Commissioner's Blog- Checkout Checks

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Business / company With David Hillyard, Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection Checkout Checks Each week, our team of compliance officers visit shops across the Perth metropolitan area to see whether prices adverti ...

  9. Notice to owners with contracts with Capital Works Constructions Pty Ltd (trading as Freelife Homes)

    Capital Works Constructions Pty Ltd trading as Freelife Homes went into voluntary administration on 7 May 2015. This has triggered an eligibility to claim on home indemnity insurance. The insurer for Freelife is QBE. ...

  10. Minister Mischin: Fleeting visit for key submarine delegation

    This announcement is for:  Business / company Small business and farmer Commerce Minister Michael Mischin will today welcome a joint Japanese government/industry delegation to Western Australia as part of the Australian Government’s competitive evaluation ...