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The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia.

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Announcements & Publications

Building regulator measures up

Home owners can be reassured that WA’s building regulator is taking action on standards, compliance and dispute resolution across the industry, according to...

State Wage Case 2019 newsflash

The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission has increased the state minimum wage and all pay rates in WA awards effective from the first pay...

WA taxpayers being warned about scams as losses increase

With the end of the financial year looming, Consumer Protection is warning WA taxpayers to be aware of scam attempts that usually accelerate over the next...

Vehicle add-ons: yes or no?

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard  Consumer Protection has concerns about the value of add-ons such as extended warranties, rust...

Horse riding and equestrian centres campaign wraps up

Private Sector Labour Relations has now concluded its proactive compliance campaign targeting horse riding schools and equestrian centres.  As part of the...

Safety alert 03/2019 Second fatal incident involving a...

WorkSafe is investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatality involving a bogged vehicle.  It is alleged that: it occurred while workers were recovering...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by 17 cents per litre (cpl) to 145.6 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill...

Proactive Compliance Campaign Evaluation Report - Horse...

From September 2018 to January 2019, Private Sector Labour Relations Division conducted a proactive campaign to promote compliance with child employment laws...

Industry Bulletin 111 – Dealing with errors in a...

A recent Building and Energy audit program identified a need to clarify the approach for dealing with errors that may have been detected in certified...

Migration agent agrees to repay clients who received no...

A Perth migration agent who accepted money from clients for a range of services which were not supplied has agreed to repay the money under a payment plan...

Shop smart online

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection, David Hillyard Enthusiasts refer to it as retail therapy, but it can also be incredibly frustrating to circle...

Consumer Protection’s new face in the Great Southern

There’s a new Consumer Protection Senior Regional Officer for the Great Southern. Steph Marsh spent her first week in the job training at Consumer Protection...