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  1. Unlicensed dealer fined $9,500 in relation to 18 cars bought and 12 sold (Grant William James Hislop)

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Motor industry A Huntingdale man has been fined $9,500 by the Joondalup Magistrates Court for selling vehicles from his home without a licence. Grant William James Hislop failed to appear in court on 3 August 2018, and ...

  2. Take the pressure down: water heater explosion prompts maintenance reminder

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Home buyer / owner Plumber Builder Some quick checks and routine maintenance could have prevented the explosion of a storage water heater outside a home in Perth’s north, according to Building and Energy inspectors who ...

  3. Commissioner's Blog: Watch out for payment interception scams

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Business / company Small business and farmer Property industry Making payments online is now a routine part of life for many consumers but we all need to stay vigilant both at home and in the workplace where interceptio ...

  4. Commissioner's Blog: Avoid paying extra fees for paper billing

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Many consumers may not realise that some companies charge extra fees to send bills by mail to cover their printing and postage costs, but there are ways to avoid paying these charges. F or many consumers, the simplest o ...

  5. Avoid Perth petrol price rise

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Motor industry The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 154.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that ...

  6. Commissioner's Blog- Have your say on fitness industry

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Business / company Many of us know someone who has signed up to join a gym and then fails to use their membership- but just what are your consumer rights and does the Fitness Industry Code of Practice need to be updated ...

  7. Casuals are entitled to long service leave

    This announcement is for:  Employee / worker Employer A common misconception amongst employers and employees is that casual employees are not entitled to long service leave. The state long service leave obligations in the Long Service Leave Act apply to m ...

  8. $3.8 million annual return to consumers as a result of dispute resolution

    This announcement is for:  Consumer WA consumers have recouped a total of $3.85 million in the 2017/18 financial year as a result of Consumer Protection’s dispute resolution efforts. The bulk of the consumer redress achieved was for motor vehicle buyers w ...

  9. Backyard dealer fined after selling 63 vehicles without a licence (Ali Hadi)

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Motor industry A Queens Park man has been fined $3,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court for selling vehicles from his home without a licence. Ali Hadi pleaded guilty on 27 July 2018 of breaching the Motor Vehicle Dealers ...

  10. Couple fined a total of $21,000 for selling vehicles with odometers wound-back

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Motor industry A Redcliffe couple who bought and sold vehicles without a licence, used false names and wound-back odometers were fined a total of $21,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court. Between July 2016 and November 20 ...

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