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The Departments of Commerce and Mines and Petroleum have amalgamated to form the new Department of Mines, Industry Regulation...

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Huge loss from cyber-attacks targeting WA property industry

An urgent alert to the WA real estate and settlement industries, as well as to buyers and sellers of properties, has been issued by Consumer Protection after...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 22 cents per litre (cpl) to 138.6 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Commissioner's Blog: No more sky high surcharges

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard If you pay for goods or services by card, you’ll be pleased to know there’s a ban on excessive...

Unlicensed lottery rips off Oz Lotto name and entices WA...

Consumer Protection is urging Western Australians to ignore emails from an overseas betting agency which is not licensed in Australia and entices people to...

Tradie to pay almost $16,000 for taking money but failing...

A Ballajura fencing contractor who took money from consumers but failed to deliver was ordered by the Joondalup Magistrates Court to pay almost $16,000 in...

Searching for the next Consumer Protection Award winners

The search has begun for the next winners of the Consumer Protection Awards with nominations now open. Advocates of consumer and tenancy rights are...

Black tie waiter to pay almost $7,500 for standing up...

A young businessman who supplied black tie waiters for private functions has been ordered by the Perth Magistrates Court to pay almost $7,500 in fines,...

Commissioner's Blog: Puppy purchase problems

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard Complaints from puppy purchasers are common and have been for a number of years. Our WA ScamNet area...

eTransactions for tenancy bonds a winner

Renters, landlords and real estate agents in Western Australian have all emerged as winners as a result of the new electronic transaction process for lodging...

Royal Showbags get Consumer Protection seal of approval

Children heading to this year’s Perth Royal Show will have at least 258 safe showbags to choose from after Consumer Protection carried out its annual checks...

Shocking warning about power adaptors

With Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard Do you buy electrical products online? You may be shocked to hear that overseas plug...

Home safety for baby takeway tips

To keep your baby safe, please follow our tips: Curtains and blinds: Cords are secured with tensioners or wall cleats Cords have no loops 1.6 m or less from...

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