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  1. Public comment sought- Code of practice on workplace behaviour

    This announcement is for:  Employee / worker Employer Safety and health representative WA’s Commission for Occupational Safety and Health is seeking public comment on the code of practice for workplace behaviour. At the May meeting the Commission endorsed ...

  2. Commissioner's blog: Don't let wedding planning tie you in knots

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Your wedding can be one of the happiest days of your life, but it may also end up being one of the most expensive. Covering the costs of all the things you need, such as a venue, catering, outfits and equipment hire, ca ...

  3. Avoid Perth petrol price rise

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Business / company Motor industry The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by over 31 cents per litre (cpl) to 158.4 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers, if they can, to ...

  4. First imprisonment under WA’s workplace safety and health laws

    This announcement is for:  Employee / worker Employer The director of a shed building company has become the first person to be sentenced to a term of imprisonment under WA’s workplace safety and health laws. Director of MT Sheds (WA) Pty Ltd- Mark Thomas ...

  5. Security of Payment Bill to be introduced into Parliament

    This announcement is for:  Builder Consumer Business / company The Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Bill 2021 to be introduced to Parliament today Improving security of payment across the WA building and construction industry is a ...

  6. Consumer Protection baton handed to new Commissioner

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Business / company Gary Newcombe returns to Commissioner's role Brings 40 years' experience working in the Commonwealth and State public sectors, and for the Western Australian Parliament Gary Newcombe has tak ...

  7. Fines for failing to discover sewer lines during land sale (Richard Saviel / Professionals Michael Johnson & Co)

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Property industry Sales rep failed to carry out checks that would have revealed sewer lines Land buyer forced to modify their building plans as a result of the late discovery Employer failed to be more thorough in their ...

  8. Court case leads to reminder to owner-builders on workplace safety

    This announcement is for:  Employee / worker Employer WorkSafe has reminded owner-builders of their responsibility for workplace safety after an owner-builder was fined $25,000 and granted a spent conviction over an incident in which a worker fell from a ...

  9. $14,000 in on the spot fines for fuel outlets breaking FuelWatch rules

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Motor industry Ten infringement notices of $1,000 and one for $4,000 issued to fuel outlets Discrepancies found in price reported to FuelWatch or on signboard Fuel retailers warned to report and display prices that matc ...

  10. Commissioner's blog: Fix debt for free

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Owing money and missing repayments can be stressful, so the last thing many people in financial difficulty need is to be charged more money for help getting their debt under control. That’s why Consumer Protection urges ...

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