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Welcome to DMIRS

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

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A fair business environment

The department's mission is to work for a safe, fair and responsible future for the Western Australian community, industry and...

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Acknowledgement to Country

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

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Announcements & Publications

Consumer advice for travellers to Bali regarding the...

Consumer Protection has issued advice to consumers who may be travelling to Bali for the school holidays while there is a risk of flight disruptions due to...

Online crowdfunding campaigns for social causes guidelines

This document covers guidelines for the licensing of online crowdfunding campaigns for social causes - exceptions to requirement for charitable collections...

Queen's Birthday public holiday 2017

Monday 25 September is the Queen's Birthday public holiday in Perth and most of regional Western Australia. Employers in the state industrial relations...

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...

High fire potential prompts advice for bushfire season

With a higher than normal fire potential predicted for parts of the State this bushfire season, EnergySafety is urging Western Australians to ensure that gas...

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...

Wageline's making a complaint process - an employee's...

Wageline's making a complaint process - an employee's guide fact sheet provides a publication format version of the information on the Making a complaint...

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...

Maintenance of your rental property - Who is responsible?...

14 September 2017 Your tenant notifies you the hot water system at your rental property is broken or the sprinkler head is broken, what would you do?  If you...

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...

Wageline Newsletter - September edition

The Wageline Newsletter September edition has been published.  This edition features information about the Perth Royal Show and the information employers...