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
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...
Following the 12th fatality in 12 months in the Western Australian agricultural industry, WorkSafe Commissioner Darren Kavanagh announced an Inquiry and appointed an Independent Inquirer . The Inquiry will consider a range of issues and recommendations on matters that affect the safety performance...
Information sessions and workshops
Patricia Blake January 2023 - Current Patricia Blake (known as Trish) became Commissioner for Consumer Protection and Executive Director for Consumer Protection in January 2023. Prior to becoming Commissioner Trish has been the Director of Retail and Services within Consumer Protection and worked...
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It is important to ensure that lift phones or monitored fire alarms that are still connected to the legacy copper network are migrated to an alternative technology (such as a mobile network or the nbn™ network with a mobile network fall-back) before 18 March 2022 to keep them working. As hard...
Plant and machinery
Property developer is a broad term that includes those involved in sub-dividing land, building and selling property off-the-plan, renovating for resale or knocking down and rebuilding houses. A developer is defined in the Act as a person whose business either alone or as part of or in connection...
Real estate agents and sales representatives
Consumer Protection media statements are available online. Ministerial media statements Media statements issued by the Hon Roger Cook MLA, Minister for Commerce, are available from the Government Media Office page . Media statements issued by the Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Mines and...
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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...
Online resources
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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The notice of intent (NOI) has been developed to advise the gas supplier of a likely significant future gas load that may impact on their supply infrastructure and enable them to monitor the progress of the gasfitting work being carried out. Building and Energy intends trialling the use of the...
Notice of intent



This fact sheet provides information about lightning and includes duties for employers of outdoor workers and precautions to be taken to reduce the risk of injuries and deaths as a result of...
Fact sheet
18 May 2018
New legislation will be coming into effect on 14 May 2018 which will require all workers performing work for reward at “domestic-type” premises, turn off all sources of electricity by opening the...
Guidance note
05 Jul 2018
20 May 2019 current version Request to amend building permit or builder's details
Building and Energy
Form – application
28 May 2019
WorkSafe is seeing ongoing non-compliance with wall chasing work, such as: Use of petrol powered saws without local exhaust ventilation (LEV) on-tool, exposing workers to toxic carbon monoxide;...
12 Dec 2019
On Wednesday 1 June 2016, the WorkSafe Western Australia Commissioner released the Discussion Paper - Work Health and Safety Regulations for Western Australia (the discussion paper) for public...
19 Jul 2016
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...
01 Jun 2016
Who needs to complete this form Developers are required to register their principal place of business with the Commissioner for Consumer Protection (the Commissioner) for as long as the business is...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
29 Jun 2018
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
15 Jan 2020
Building Commission Advisory Notes are published to provide technical and regulatory information for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Advisory note
20 May 2014
Property settlement is the finalisation of a real estate transaction between a buyer and a seller. This fact sheet outlines the process of property settlement and the general conditions that usually...
Consumer Protection
Guide / handbook
27 May 2014


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