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WHS guidance kits are resources that include short animations which can be used at health and safety meetings or toolbox meetings to raise awareness of responsibilities and duties under the Work Health and Safety laws. Introducing WHS laws Guide to WHS resources – Introducing WHS laws [ Youtube...
Work health and safety laws
These publications are designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the new Work Health and Safety laws. Statement of Regulatory Intent This Statement from the regulator provides the principles for the regulatory approach that WorkSafe (...
Work health and safety laws
This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the new Work Health and Safety laws. A WHS service provider is a person conducting a business or undertaking ( PCBU ) that provides work health and safety services to another...
Main responsibilities and duties under WHS
This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the new Work Health and Safety laws. Who is considered a worker? Under the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 a worker is any person who carries out work for a PCBU , including work...
Main responsibilities and duties under WHS
The WHS Act and accompanying regulations came into effect on 31 March 2022. Download the Act Download the regulations This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the new Work Health and Safety laws. Short video animations...
Main responsibilities and duties under WHS
This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the new Work Health and Safety laws. How does the WHS Act describe volunteers and volunteer organisations? The WHS Act describes a volunteer as a person who acts on a voluntary...
Main responsibilities and duties under WHS
This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the new Work Health and Safety laws. Who is an officer under WHS? The role and influence a person has in a business determines if they are an officer under the WHS Act. Broadly,...
Main responsibilities and duties under WHS
These publications and videos are designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the Work Health and Safety laws. Introduction to the new work health and safety (WHS) laws Western Australia's Work Health and Safety Act 2020 - guide (dmirs.wa.gov...
Main responsibilities and duties under WHS
This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the new Work Health and Safety laws. Will there be a transition period for businesses to adopt the new laws? Yes, transitional arrangements are now in place where duties are new...
Work health and safety laws
This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the Work Health and Safety laws. The WHS Act and accompanying regulations came into effect on 31 March 2022. Download the Act Download the Regulations WHS publications and...
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The below information provides a description of activities which a Western Australia (WA) motor vehicle repairer registered since 24 September 2022 is permitted to perform. If you are a WA licensee...
Consumer Protection
Information
04 Oct 2022
29 September 2022 Changes to MVR regulations On Saturday 24 September 2022, three changes to the Motor Vehicle Repairers Regulations came into effect to: Introduce a new repair class for ‘wheel...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
29 Sep 2022
16 September 2022 Cybersecurity risk warning Consumer Protection WA has warned that a move to enable businesses and organisations to shorten Australian website addresses could be an opportunity for...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
20 Sep 2022
20 July 2022 Are you meeting your sales or repairer obligations? You will find information on the following topics in this bulletin: Unroadworthy vehicles Reminder to renew your licence or...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
11 Aug 2022
A person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) must do what is ‘reasonably practicable’ to keep workers and other people at the workplace healthy and safe. PCBUs must eliminate risks to health...
WorkSafe
Information
05 Aug 2022
Report an incident to WorkSafe poster is a quick reference guide to reporting a death, serious injury or illness, or life-threatening dangerous incident.
WorkSafe
Poster
08 Jul 2022
Before making this application The buyer or dealer must arrange for a mechanical report prepared on the vehicle being sold. If the buyer is not happy with the reported condition of the vehicle, the...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
26 Jul 2022
4 May 2022 Motor vehicle consignment sales law reforms The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has completed a review of motor vehicle dealers’ laws which apply to the sale of...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
29 Jun 2022
The below information provides a description of activities which a Western Australia (WA) motor vehicle repairer registered before 25 September 2021 is permitted to perform. If you are a WA licensee...
Consumer Protection
Information
29 Sep 2022
The below information provides a description of activities which a Western Australia (WA) motor vehicle repairer registered after 25 September 2021 and before 23 September 2022 is permitted to...
Consumer Protection
Information
29 Sep 2022

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Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 30 November 2022), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 23 cents per litre (cpl) to 201.4 cpl. Coles Express hiking by up to 46 cpl up to 209.9 cpl; Ampol and EG Ampol up to 205.9 cpl; BP up to 203...
Consumer Protection
Media release
29 Nov 2022
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 16 November 2022), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 23 cents per litre (cpl) to 201.4 cpl. Coles Express hiking by up to 39 cpl up to 214.9 cpl; Ampol and Caltex/Puma up to 213.9 cpl; BP up to...
Consumer Protection
Media release
15 Nov 2022
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 2 November 2022), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 24 cents per litre (cpl) to 198.5 cpl. Puma/Caltex and Ampol hiking by between 35-45 cpl up to 214.9 cpl; Coles Express, EG Ampol, 7-Eleven and...
Consumer Protection
Media release
01 Nov 2022
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 19 October 2022), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 25 cents per litre (cpl) to 198.4 cpl. EG Ampol/Caltex Woolworths hiking by up to 42 cpl up to 213.9 cpl; Coles Express, 7-Eleven, BP, Puma/...
Consumer Protection
Media release
18 Oct 2022
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 5 October 2022), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 22 cents per litre (cpl) to 190.3 cpl. Puma/Caltex hiking by up to 38 cpl up to 203.9 cpl; 7-Eleven, Ampol, Coles Express, Caltex Woolworths/EG...
Consumer Protection
Media release
04 Oct 2022
Two new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) sheets are now available. The new FAQs cover digital identity and the WA Relationship Authorisation Manager (WARAM). The My Account FAQ has also been updated. The FAQs provide answers to common questions such as: What is a digital identity and why we need to protect it? What is the WARAM and how can it benefit our customers and their business ? Both new...
Corporate
Department News
29 Sep 2022
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 21 September 2022), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 25 cents per litre (cpl) to 177.5 cpl. Puma/Caltex hiking by up to 50 cpl up to 195.9 cpl; Coles Express, 7-Eleven, Ampol, Caltex Woolworths/...
Consumer Protection
Media release
20 Sep 2022
Consumer Protection has approved an application by the Motor Trade Association of WA to allow WA motor vehicle dealers south of the 26th parallel to trade from 11am to 5pm on the newly proclaimed public holiday on Thursday 22 September 2022. Normally dealers would be required to close on a public holiday in accordance with the Retail Trading Hours Act. The granting of a permit is in line with the...
Consumer Protection
Media release
16 Sep 2022
Unlicensed motor vehicle repairer to pay $3,000 fine and $418 in costs Repairer ignored four warnings to re-apply after his licence expired Licensing laws important to maintain high industry standards in WA A Bayswater motor vehicle restorer and repairer who ignored several warnings about operating without a licence has been fined $3,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court. Peter John Cooper , trading...
Consumer Protection
Media release
16 Sep 2022
Vast majority of dealers/repairers inspected found to be complying with the law Inspections carried out in Busselton, Dunsborough and Margaret River areas Three vehicles issued with defect notices and one unlicensed repairer found A sweep of parts of WA’s South West by Consumer Protection automotive officers has recently given the vast majority of motor vehicle dealers and repairers in the area a...
Consumer Protection
Media release
12 Sep 2022

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Interstate salespeople coming to WA to carry out sales activities for trade events and expos for a short term must apply to be licensed to carry out that work on behalf of a licensed dealer.
Consumer Protection
Apply to authorise a motor vehicle repair premises.
Consumer Protection
Apply for a motor vehicle repair certificate if you carry on the business of motor vehicle repair work.
Consumer Protection
Apply for a motor vehicle repair business licence.
Consumer Protection
Apply to authorise a registered car market operator.
Consumer Protection
Apply to be a registered car market operator.
Consumer Protection
How to be recognised as a motor vehicle traineee salesperson.
Consumer Protection
Apply for a licence to be a motor vehicle salesperson.
Consumer Protection
Apply for a motor vehicle yard manager licence.
Consumer Protection
Apply to authorise a motor vehicle dealer premises.
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Motor vehicle industry licensing fees and forms.
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