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Consumer Protection provides a variety of online resources: Online complaint form – to submit a complaint about a trader. Please attempt to follow our advice on resolving disputes via the consumer complaint checklist before formally making a complaint. WA ScamNet – profiles the most prevalent scams...
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Consumer Protection provides advice and information for Western Australian consumers, businesses, landlords and tenants. For individual advice you can contact us . The information on this website can help you with answer a question about: housing and accommodation shopping (consumers) and fair...
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There are nine steps to registering a co-operative: Make sure you have at least 5 members Decide on the type of co-operative - Decide whether it is best to be a distributing co-operative, or a non-distributing co-op with or without share Capital. Identify one or more primary activities - You must...
Registering a co-operative
Consumer Protection has one metropolitan Perth office and six regional locations in Western Australia. Need to submit a payment? Cashier counter services are located at the Cannington office , you can lodge payments for: tenancy bonds; licence and registration applications; and associations,...
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The following is a list of registered co-operatives trading in Western Australia. Register of co-operatives Co-operative Name Co-operative Number Registered Address Suburb Postcode Accredited Grass-Fed Beef Co-operative Ltd C2018002B 3603 Balingup – Nannup Road Nannup 6275 Albany Organised Primary...
Registering a co-operative
The media team is the first point of contact for journalists and other members of the media wanting information about Consumer Protection and its activities. The media team: prepares media releases and speeches arranges media interviews organises launches promoting our products and objectives...
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Co-operatives Proposal to align with the Co-operatives National Law There were two consultations for Co-operatives. The first was a State-based consultation looking at the potential changes that may have to be made to WA’s Co-operatives Act in order to align with the Co-operatives National Law. The...
Consultations
The Parliamentary Counsel's Office publishes all Western Australian legislation. You can seach and download Acts and Regulations in PDF or Word format. You can download a document with a list of Acts by administering portfolios .
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A co-operative is an autonomous association of persons who voluntarily join together to meet common business, social and cultural needs through a jointly owned and democratically controlled enterprise. Co-operatives play an important role in our economy and community. They are diverse organisations...
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Should you require assistance with completing this form please contact the Association and Charities Branch on 1300 304 074 (within Australia) or email . This application should only be lodged in...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
23 Jun 2020
Should you require assistance with completing this form please contact the Association and Charities Branch on 1300 304 074 (within Australia) or email . Alteration to the rules must be lodged within...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
13 Apr 2021
Should you require assistance with completing this form please contact t he Association and Charities Branch on 1300 304 074 (within Australia) or email . This application must be lodged at least 21...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
13 Apr 2021
Should you require assistance with completing this form please contact t he Association and Charities Branch on 1300 304 074 (within Australia) or email . This application form and Form 02...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
13 Apr 2021
Form last updated 31 March 2021 This payment form may be used for the payment of fees that are specified in the Co-operatives Regulations 2009. NO GST PAYABLE on these fees. Please ensure this...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
31 Mar 2021
The Department of Commerce – WorkSafe Division has released a Discussion Paper on recommendations to amend the model Work Health and Safety Regulations (the WHS regulations) for the Western...
WorkSafe
Information
01 Jun 2016
Have your say Feedback on the proposed amendments will be accepted until Monday 29 February 2016 Make a submission The Co-operatives Amendment Bill 2015 (the Bill), introduced into the Parliament in...
Consumer Protection
Consultations / public comment
13 Jan 2016
Consumer Protection
Information
25 Feb 2020
Better Trading was a free electronic newsletter published by Consumer Protection. It contained current issues, important events and future trends in consumer protection and fair trading matters...
Consumer Protection
Newsletter
15 Jan 2020
Model rules of a Non‑distributing Co‑operative with share capital
Consumer Protection
Schedule
25 Oct 2017

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