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Bikini business in deep water over returns policy ($30...

A bikini business ended up in deep water and was fined $30,000 after Consumer Protection prosecuted the online swimwear seller for misleading customers about...

Longer Perth trading hours for WA Day and Queen’s...

The State Government has approved an extra four hours of trading for general retail shops in metropolitan Perth on both Western Australia Day and the Queen’s...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by over 16 cents per litre (cpl) to 156 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Real estate sector a prime target for scammers -...

20 May 2019 Scammers can hack property transaction emails Your clients are ready to finalise the settlement of a house purchase. They receive an email from...

Real estate sector a prime target for scammers - Real...

20 May 2019 Scammers can hack property transaction emails Your buyers are ready to make a deposit for the property they’re purchasing. They receive an email...

Unlicensed car dealer fined $5,000 (Rainer Puhmas)

Selling cars without a motor vehicle dealer’s licence has cost a Perth man $5,000 after he was fined by the Perth Magistrates Court in a case brought against...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 18 cents per litre (cpl) to 158.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Threat of losing visa costs international student almost ...

A Malaysian international student studying in Perth has lost $13,782 to a phone scam after she was threatened with having her visa cancelled and being...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 14 cents per litre (cpl) to 156.8 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers...

Small businesses ripped off by seller of food vans and...

Consumer Protection is warning the WA community not to deal with the seller of food vans and trailers who has accepted more than $70,000 from small business...

Hot tips and reminders for managing your rentals -...

29 April 2019 Hot tip to avoid costly bond lodgement failures Did you know? Approximately 30-40% of bond lodgement failures are the result of invalid direct...

Hot tip to avoid bond lodgement failure - Residential...

29 April 2019 Hot tip: Avoid costly bond lodgement failures For long-stay tenancy agreements, park operators are legally required to lodge bonds within 14...

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