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  1. Employment obligations for household employers

    This page is for:  Employee / worker Employer  This page is for people in Western Australia (WA) who employ someone to provide domestic services in a private home (someone’s house or private residence). On this page, people who do this are called househol ...

  2. VET FEE-HELP

    This page is for:  Aboriginal Consumer The vocational education and training (VET FEE-HELP) scheme was a student loans scheme where many students were convinced to enrol in the scheme by door-to-door sales people or shopping mall spruikers. Some students ...

  3. Solar PV systems

    This page is for:  Consumer Home buyer / owner Landlord / lessor Tenant Over one third of Western Australian households already have solar PV systems, with numbers growing rapidly. These systems comprise grid-connected, stand-alone and hybrid, incorporati ...

  4. Motor vehicles consignment sales reform

    This page is for:  Consumer Motor industry A review of the regulation of consignment sales under the  Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1973  (WA) has been completed by Consumer Protection.  Review purpose The key purpose of the review was to consider whether the ...

  5. Review of laws covering vehicle consignment sales in WA

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Motor industry Laws that regulate the sale of motor vehicles on consignment in WA are under review with a ban being considered as one of the options. Consumer Protection has begun consulting the industry and community a ...

  6. Temporary waiver of plumbers’ fees – COVID-19 coronavirus relief package

    This announcement is for:  Plumber On 31 March 2020, the Western Australian Government announced a $1 billion COVID-19 health and economic relief package to support Western Australian small and medium-sized businesses. The package included waiving a signi ...

  7. Commissioner's blog: Your rights when a business goes bust

    This announcement is for:  Business / company Consumer While many Western Australian businesses have re-opened and returned to ‘business as usual’, there are fears some will not survive the financial impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. When a bus ...

  8. Halloween hazards: beware button batteries

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Product safety Consumer Protection has issued a Halloween warning about potentially deadly button batteries and other hazards found in some novelty items and trick-or-treat costumes. The agency’s product safety inspecto ...

  9. Avoid Perth petrol price rise

    This announcement is for:  Consumer The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by around 30 cents per litre (cpl) to 134.1 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers, if they can, to fill up today to save money. Fue ...

  10. When to apply NCC 2019 Amendment 1

    The National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 Amendment 1 was adopted on 1 July 2020 with certain transitional provisions in relation to Volume One and Two of the NCC (the Building Code). These transitional provisions end on 30 April 2021. This means that a b ...

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