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  1. The hunt is on for Consumer Protection Award nominees

    This announcement is for:  Consumer The hunt is on for people who have contributed to raising community awareness of consumer rights, either as an advocate or educator, to nominate for the Consumer Protection Awards 2020. Nominations have now opened for t ...

  2. Commissioner's Blog: Rental property safety – being vigilant

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Property industry Tenant With Commissioner for Consumer Protection Penny Lipscombe We have received complaints from tenants recently about electrical hazards and gas leaks in rental properties. Issues include faulty ele ...

  3. Rental property safety – being vigilant

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Tenant We have received complaints from tenants recently about electrical hazards and gas leaks in rental properties. Issues include faulty electrical wiring, power sockets and appliances blowing, power shortages when r ...

  4. Restaurant owner fined for not providing employment records

    This announcement is for:  Employee / worker Employer A Perth restaurant owner has been ordered by the Industrial Magistrates Court to pay a penalty of $1,500 for failing to provide employment records to a State Industrial Inspector. Mr Kamran Beykpour, t ...

  5. Warning to guard against heat stress at work

    This announcement is for:  Employee / worker Employer WorkSafe has issued a warning to guard against the effects of extreme temperatures in work environments following a forecast of above-average temperatures this summer. The Bureau of Meteorology last we ...

  6. Avoid Perth petrol price rise

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Business / company Motor industry The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 154.6 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save mone ...

  7. Ex builder fined $2,000 for misleading conduct (Kimberley John Houlahan)

    This announcement is for:  Builder Consumer Western Australia’s Building Services Board has fined a former registered builder $2,000 for two counts of misleading conduct and twice failing to comply with an order of the Building Commissioner. Former Guilde ...

  8. Plea to consumers to heed washing machine recall after another fire

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Product safety More than 6,600 dangerous Samsung top loader washing machines that have been recalled remain in WA homes, creating a serious fire hazard that put lives at risk. One of the recalled models caught fire in t ...

  9. Facebook travel agency complaints going nowhere (Travel 2 Go / No Frills Travel / Nicole Bromage / Jacklene Torr)

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Travel agent Consumer Protection has been unable to secure refunds for more than 200 complainants who have paid over $200,000 between them for cheap flights or holiday deals from a Facebook travel agency. Affected consu ...

  10. Commissioner's Blog: New national gift card rules a win for consumers

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Small business and farmer Business / company With Commissioner for Consumer Protection Penny Lipscombe Gift cards are big money in Australia, both for their convenience and flexibility. Unfortunately an estimated $70 mi ...

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