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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

Safety alert 10/2018 Advertisers standing near roadways,...

Employees standing near traffic along roadways, roundabouts and in parking areas while holding or ‘flapping’ advertising billboards can be exposed to a...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 14 cents per litre (cpl) to 165.5 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers...

Fines and spent conviction for northern suburbs landscaper

An unsigned contract and an excessive deposit have cost a landscaper almost $2,800 in fines and costs, following a prosecution by the Building Commissioner....

Safety alert 09/2018 Managing work-related violence in...

Home and community care service workers are at risk of exposure to work-related violence when working alone in a client’s home. Risks may arise from actions...

Duncraig pest controller fined $3,000 for not providing...

A Duncraig-based pest control company and its director have been fined a total of $3,000 at Perth Magistrates Court for not providing officially requested...

Tenancy Law Family Violence Amendments Training

Tenancy WA, in conjunction with the Women’s Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services WA, is are providing training on the upcoming Residential...

Fine against south-west builder follows $23,000 payment –...

A Cowaramup-based builder has been fined $1,500 by the Building Services Board for not complying with an order to rectify issues at a property near Mandurah....

Scammers use cute puppy pics to lure their victims

Losses suffered by WA scam victims are mounting after they were conned into paying for puppies that don’t exist. Fake advertisements are appearing on...

Fine for unlicensed motor vehicle dealer (Fadel Ali)

An unlicensed motor vehicle dealer has been fined $1,200 and ordered to pay costs of $205 by the Perth Magistrates Court after pleading guilty on 5 October...

Plumbing reform update

On 1 May 2018, the Building and Energy Division of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (Building and Energy) released a Consultation...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 14 cents per litre (cpl) to 163.9 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers...

Tougher penalties for workplaces

Penalties for breaches of Western Australia’s workplace health and safety laws increased from 3 October 2018. The new penalties are consistent with the...