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Announcements & Publications

Warning to guard against heat stress at work

WorkSafe has issued a warning on guarding against the effects of extreme temperatures in work environments during periods of hot weather. WorkSafe WA...

$5,000 fine for unlicensed motor vehicle dealer (Paul...

An unlicensed motor vehicle dealer has been fined $5,000 and ordered to pay costs of $514 by the Perth Magistrates Court after pleading guilty on 18 January...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by 22 cents per litre (cpl) to 137.4 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill...

Fine and compensation order for car dealer over illegal...

A Bunbury motor vehicle dealership and its Director have been fined a total of $6,700 by the Bunbury Magistrates Court on 17 January 2019 and ordered to pay ...

WA builder and clients caught up in payment interception...

Two clients of a WA builder have transferred a total of $72,000 to scammers believing they were paying instalments towards the construction of their homes....

Propping your pool gate open is a matter of life and death

Building and Energy is alerting owners and occupiers of properties with swimming or spa pools about the significant risks of propping open a pool gate....

Father-and-son builders face tribunal – Jason Zachariah...

The State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) has imposed a $20,000 fine and ordered further training after a father-and-son building partnership breached WA’s...

Get the Australia Day public holiday right

If you are covered by the state industrial relations system, here is what you need to know about rates of pay for the Australia Day public holiday in 2019....

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by over 21 cents per litre (cpl) to 135.7 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Commissioner's Blog: Make sure your donations go to...

Western Australians are well known for their generosity but donors need to ensure that they are dealing with a licensed organisation to ensure their money...

Terms of use for Consumer Protection's Facebook page

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...

Commissioner's Blog: Options for retirement living

As some of us get older, some of our housing needs are likely to change to suit our lifestyle but there is what appears to be a confusing array of housing...