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WorkSafe takes a systems based approach to the prevention of inappropriate workplace behaviours, such as bullying, harassment (including sexual harassment ) and workplace violence/aggression (including sexual assault ). If a breach is identified, WorkSafe may issue the employer an improvement...
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The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety will be hosting a free webinar on Friday 12 November from 12pm – 1pm. This free webinar is your chance to ask questions about how volunteers and volunteer organisations may or may not be affected by Western Australian’s new WHS laws...
Information sessions and workshops
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...
Legislation, codes and guidance materials
Conduct of collectors The reputation of a charitable organisation can impact its ability to fundraise and collectors need to be respectful in their dealings with the public. Any information provided about the nature of the organisation or how donations will be used must be true and correct. If...
Donating to charitable purposes
The public’s generosity when responding to a disaster or tragic event is seen by scammers as an opportunity to profit from other people’s misfortune. The best way to avoid being scammed, is to deal directly with licensed charities. Follow these tips to ensure that your donations get to the right...
Donating to charitable purposes
There are a variety of ways to raise money for charitable purposes. Before commencing any fundraising activity, an organisation should make sure that it is familiar with any relevant legislative requirements and any necessary permits are in place. Door to door collections A licence holder may carry...
Fundraising activities
The decision makers for a licensed charitable collector have a responsibility to ensure that public monies raised for charitable purposes are used efficiently and effectively for the benefit of the organisation as opposed to individuals. Managing conflicts of interest is integral to maintaining...
Charity licence requirements
All licences issued under the Charitable Collections Act 1946 (the Act ) are subject to standard conditions imposed by the Commissioner for Consumer Protection (the Commissioner). A failure by an organisation to comply with these conditions may result in the charitable collections licence being...
Charity licence requirements
Nominating for a Consumer Protection Award The frequently asked questions below provide some helpful information about the Consumer Protection Awards such as the essential entry requirements, how to apply for an award and the judging process. When do nominations open and close? Nominations open in...
Consumer Protection Awards
Consumer Protection is changing the way it administers the Charitable Collections Act 1946 (WA). These reforms are intended to simplify the application and reporting requirements for licensed charities in Western Australia and reduce duplication for those licence holders who are also registered...
Charity licence requirements

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The department's mental health and wellbeing inspectors have developed a series of resources on workplace mental health and wellbeing. The concepts presented may assist workplaces to discuss, consult...
WorkSafe
Information
15 Jun 2021
While it is reasonable to be concerned about the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, there are a number of actions you can take to look after your mental health during this challenging time. Access...
WorkSafe
Information
16 Sep 2022
It is reasonable for workers to experience increased worry, anxiety and stress about the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Managing the risk to mental health during this time means workers will have...
WorkSafe
Information
13 Sep 2022
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.
WorkSafe
Information
23 Sep 2021
The Western Australian strategy and framework for the prevention and management of work-related musculoskeletal disorders are intended as useful resources for stakeholders who can influence...
WorkSafe
Information
11 Feb 2020
ThinkSafe is the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s flagship online publication for workplace safety and health in Western Australia. ThinkSafe magazine - July 2022 ThinkSafe...
WorkSafe
Newsletter
22 Jul 2022
THIS DOCUMENT IS NO LONGER CURRENT AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES ONLY. The public comment period on the Work Health and Safety Regulations for Western Australia closed on 26...
WorkSafe
Information
12 Nov 2021
Renters affected by family and domestic violence (FDV) can: Go Exit a tenancy agreement without going to court, with as little as 7 days’ notice. S tay Remove a perpetrator’s name from a lease by...
Consumer Protection
Poster
13 Dec 2022
All incorporated associations are required by the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 to provide for the Schedule 1 items in the rules (often called the constitution). After 1 July 2019 if an...
Consumer Protection
Fact sheet
14 May 2019
Consumer Protection (CP) Western Australia’s Facebook page is managed by the CP Media team. We’re real people, not bots, so please be nice to us. By using or accessing our page, you’re agreeing to...
Consumer Protection
Information
09 Jan 2019

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With Acting Consumer Protection Commissioner Gary Newcombe The Syrian refugee crisis has prompted an outpouring of public support for those in need of aid. Consumer Protection would like to remind Western Australians, who try to make a difference through charitable donations, to choose an established humanitarian charity. Charities in Western Australia need to be licensed and you can check...
Consumer Protection
Department News
25 Sep 2015

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