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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...
Work health and safety laws
Procedures are agreed safe ways of completing tasks and are an essential part of any safety management system. Usable procedures increase human reliability by providing a consistent and safe means of performing a task. They can also be job aids to assist with reducing skill- based error from slips...
Human factors
While PCBUs are responsible for making decisions regarding health and safety, they don’t always have a full understanding of the finer detail or subtleties of the work or working conditions. To help improve this understanding, it is important that PCBUs engage in consultation with their workers...
How do I get started
The Work Health and Safety Act 2020 (WHS Act) prohibits discriminatory, coercive and misleading conduct about WHS. This means that people can raise health and safety issues and concerns at their workplace without fear of discrimination or coercion. What is discrimination? Discrimination is the...
How do I get started
PCBUs have a duty under the Work Health and Safety Act. This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the duties of a PCBU. What is a business or undertaking Whether an organisation is a business or undertaking will depend on...
Your rights and responsibilities
Officers under the Work Health and Safety Act have specific duties. This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the duties of an officer under the Work Health and Safety laws. Who is an officer? Having the word ‘officer’ in...
Your rights and responsibilities
The department has translated the following information into Italian. Information sheet - Discrimination, coercion and misleading conduct in relation to WHS matters Information sheet - Volunteer organisations Information sheet - The health and safety duty of an officer Information sheet - PCBU...
Translated publications
Notifiable incidents are applicable to all duty holders under the jurisidction of the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 . A 'notifiable incident' means: the death of a person; or a serious injury or illness of a person; or a dangerous incident . Need to report a notifiable incident? Preserve the site...
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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
The below information provides a description of activities which a Western Australia (WA) a licensed motor vehicle yard manager is permitted to perform. If you are a WA licensee visiting another...
Consumer Protection
Information
17 Aug 2022
The below information provides a description of activities which a Western Australia (WA) licensed motor vehicle salesperson is permitted to perform. If you are a WA licensee visiting another state...
Consumer Protection
Information
17 Aug 2022
The below information provides a description of activities which a Western Australia (WA) licensed motor vehicle repair business is permitted to perform. If you are a WA licensee visiting another...
Consumer Protection
Information
17 Aug 2022
The below information provides a description of activities which a Western Australia (WA) licensed motor vehicle dealer is permitted to perform. If you are a WA licensee visiting another state under...
Consumer Protection
Information
17 Aug 2022
This information sheet provides general guidance for workers and persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) on how to manage the risk of falls at work under the new work health and safety...
WorkSafe
Information
18 Jul 2022
Commercial Tenancy (Retail Shops) Agreements Act 1985 (WA) Statutory Review 2022 is currently underway. More information is available on Commercial Tenancy law review . The CT Act regulates leasing...
Consumer Protection
Consultations / public comment
06 Sep 2022
Formal advice on Decision Regulatory Impact Statement Motor vehicle consignment sales reform Thank you for providing the Decision Regulatory Impact Statement (DRIS) on the proposed reforms to Motor...
Consumer Protection
Notice
29 Apr 2022
Proposals for Reform of the Regulation of Motor Vehicle Consignment Sales Decision Regulatory Impact Statement (DRIS) The review under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1973 (WA) (MVDA) has been...
Consumer Protection
Reports
29 Apr 2022
This guide is designed to provide information and practical suggestions that may be helpful to you and others at a time when you are grieving and having to navigate legal and other processes...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
30 Mar 2022

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Work health and safety regulations for the control of psychosocial risks will come into effect on 24 December 2022. These regulations will require a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) to eliminate psychosocial risks, or to minimise them so far as is reasonably practicable. This new duty places psychosocial hazards on the same footing as other significant hazards such as falls or...
WorkSafe
Department News
23 Dec 2022
Unlicensed motor vehicle repairer to pay $2,000 fine and $566 in costs Repairer advertised services via Facebook and a website Consumers urged to do licence checks before engaging repairers An Ellenbrook motor vehicle repairer has been fined $2,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court for carrying out mobile mechanical repairs without a licence. Victor James Wright was also ordered to pay costs of $566...
Consumer Protection
Media release
23 Dec 2022
A new entrant into Perth’s fuel market has topped the list of the cheapest non-membership outlets in the Perth metropolitan area for 2022, in a year when high fuel prices broke all-time records. Atlas Fuel Kwinana offered Perth drivers an average price for regular unleaded petrol (ULP) of 165.7 cents per litre (cpl) throughout the year. The nearby Vibe Kwinana OPT came in second with 166 cpl and...
Consumer Protection
Media release
19 Dec 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 14 December 2022), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 24 cents per litre (cpl) to 185.3 cpl. Coles Express and 7-Eleven hiking by between 40-46 cpl up to 199.9 cpl; EG Ampol up to 195.9 cpl; BP up...
Consumer Protection
Media release
13 Dec 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 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

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