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Questions asked during Safe Work Month Webinar on 30 October 2020 have been compiled along with the department's responses. Commencement When did the Work Health and Safety Act receive assent? The Work Health and Safety Act 2020 (WHS Act) was assented to by the Governor on 10 November 2020. However...
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Roughing it no longer has to be part of camping. Portable fridges, barbecues, cookers, outdoor heaters and other portable gas appliances can make camping holidays much more enjoyable. Beware! Portable gas appliances are great outdoors, but lethal indoors. Never...
Gas appliances
Changes to residential parks law ( Residential Parks (Long-stay Tenants) Act 2006 (RP Act) and the Residential Parks (Long-stay Tenants) Regulations 2007 (Regulations)) commenced on 31 January 2022. The changes affect long-stay tenants in residential parks living in a relocatable home within a...
Site agreements
COVID-19 Residential Tenancies Mandatory Concilliation Service (RTMCS) The Residential Tenancies Mandatory Conciliation Service (RTMCS) was introduced by the WA Government to help landlords and renters reach agreement about COVID-19 renting disputes without going to court. The RTMCS ceased...
Having problems with renting a home?
The following information has been developed to assist employers and employees meet their safety and health obligations. Department of Mines Industry Regulation and Safety Public transport including taxis and rideshare services - Minimising the risk of exposure to COVID-19 Working from home Safe...
COVID 19 - Coronavirus
The following information has been developed for employers and employees looks at ways to look after your mental health during this challenging time. COVID-19 coronavirus guide for employers: Looking after your mental health COVID-19 coronavirus guide for employees: Looking after your mental health...
COVID 19 - Coronavirus
Safe Work Australia has created an easy to follow infographic to advise workplaces on the steps they should take if a worker comes down with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19.
COVID 19 - Coronavirus
This page contains frequently asked questions on COVID-19. Is social (physical) distancing required at work? Social (also called physical) distancing must be followed at work as far as practicable, based on principles published by the Department of Health . The extent of social distancing will...
COVID 19 - Coronavirus
This page contains frequently asked questions about vaping. Is vaping hazardous? Yes, vaping can be hazardous. The nature of the hazard will depend upon factors such as the liquid used in the e-cigarette and the health status of the individual. In 2019, there were 2290 cases of lung injury...
Smoking
This overview explains how personal information is collected, used and disclosed by the Bond Administrator and officers authorised under the Residential Tenancies Act 1987 and the Residential Parks (Long-stay tenants) Act 2006 (the Acts). Personal information collected by the Bond Administrator...
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This form is to be used for a residential parks long-stay tenancy. A tenant may issue this notice to a park operator / managing real estate agent to request consent to affix furniture or a thing to a...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
31 Jan 2022
This form is to be used for a residential parks long-stay tenancy. A park operator / managing real estate agent may issue this notice if the park operator reasonably suspects the tenant has abandoned...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
31 Jan 2022
This form is to be used for a residential parks long-stay tenancy. A park operator / managing real estate agent may issue this notice because the site the subject of the long-stay agreement is...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
31 Jan 2022
This form is to be used for a residential parks long-stay tenancy. A park operator / managing real estate agent may issue this notice: because the park operator is required to carry out works, and...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
31 Jan 2022
This form is to be used for a residential parks long-stay tenancy. A park operator / managing real estate agent may issue this notice if the residential park will be closed or used for a purpose...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
31 Jan 2022
This form is to be used for a residential parks long-stay tenancy. A park operator / managing real estate agent may issue this notice to the tenant if they propose to enter into the agreed premises...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
31 Jan 2022
This form is to be used for a residential parks long-stay tenancy. A park operator / managing real estate agent may issue this notice to the tenant if they propose to enter into the agreed premises...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
31 Jan 2022
This form is to be used for a residential parks long-stay tenancy. A park operator / managing real estate agent must issue this notice to tenant/s of the residential park of when a new or altered...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
31 Jan 2022
This form is to be used for a residential parks long-stay tenancy. A park operator / managing real estate agent must issue this notice to the tenant/s of the residential park on the outcome of the...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
31 Jan 2022
This form is to be used for a residential parks long-stay tenancy. A park operator / managing real estate agent must issue this notice to the tenant/s of the residential park on the proposal to make...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
31 Jan 2022

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The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is conducting a stakeholder satisfaction survey to invite feedback on our services and our role as a regulator. The results will help DMIRS focus on business areas and services that need performance improvements. If you subscribe to a DMIRS email newsletter or subscriber news service, you may be contacted by email and invited to take...
Consumer Protection
Department News
29 Apr 2019
A prominent Aboriginal artist has produced a painting to signify positive changes to WA tenancy laws, which will allow renters who’re experiencing family violence to end a lease quickly to leave for safety or have an alleged perpetrator removed from a tenancy agreement. Under the Residential Tenancies Legislation Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2018, which was passed in Parliament last night (19...
Consumer Protection
Media release
20 Feb 2019
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s inaugural Annual Report, tabled in Parliament on 19 September 2018, is now available on the website . The 2017-18 report highlights the department’s key achievements and financial performance for the last financial year and showcases what we do for the community of Western Australia. The report also includes independently audited reports...
Corporate
Department News
25 Oct 2018
The McGowan Government will this week introduce a Bill into State Parliament to provide greater protections for long-stay tenants at residential parks in Western Australia. The Residential Parks (Long-stay Tenants) Bill 2018 will ensure fairer dealings and security of contract between park operators and their long-stay tenants. Key reforms include: Limiting the termination of fixed-term...
Consumer Protection
Media release
16 Oct 2018
Funding to provide family violence rental law education for tenant advocates After the Residential Tenancies Legislation Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2018 passed the Lower House in June 2018, $50,000 from the State Government’s Consumer Credit Account is being granted to Tenancy WA to train community workers ahead of the tenancy law changes. Tenancy WA in conjunction with the Women’s Council...
Consumer Protection
Media release
24 Jul 2018
The McGowan Government today announced amendments to residential caravan park laws to provide extra protections for Western Australians. Changes will be made to the Residential Parks (Long-stay Tenants) Act 2006, which regulates the relationship between park operators and long-stay tenants. This will balance the interests of operators and tenants, and ensure fairer dealings between the parties...
Consumer Protection
Media release
24 Jul 2017

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