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The Commissioner for Consumer Protection has secured a $500,000 payout for members of Fremantle RSL Wyola Club, in settlement of legal action taken concerning the sale of a property belonging to the incorporated association. The settlement follows mediation between the Commissioner, and Wyola Club Manager Mr Phil Douglas and his wife Ms Linda Jane Lyons, who bought the Bannister Street property...
Consumer Protection
Media release
17 Jul 2012
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Thursday, 12 July 2012, most Coles Express, BP and Caltex Woolworths sites are increasing their ULP price by 15 cents per litre (cpl) up to 139.9 cpl. Most Caltex sites are upping their ULP price by 13 cpl, also to 139.9 cpl. Many Gull and Peak sites are increasing their prices up to 137.9 cpl. Tomorrow's...
Consumer Protection
Media release
11 Jul 2012
An Embleton settlement agent has been fined $3,000 by the State Administrative Tribunal after she was found to have mishandled funds received from a client. Consumer Protection took disciplinary action against Deanne Jean Tabone, operating as DT Property Settlements, when she failed to immediately deposit funds from the settlement of a Girrawheen property into a proper trust account in February...
Consumer Protection
Media release
16 Jul 2012
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Thursday, 5 July 2012, most BP, Caltex Woolworths and Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price by 13 cents per litre (cpl) to 136.9 cpl. Most Caltex sites are increasing their ULP price by 11 cpl, also to 136.9 cpl. Many Gull and Peak sites are raising their prices up to 134.9 cpl. Tomorrow's...
Consumer Protection
Media release
04 Jul 2012
Consumer Protection today launched an education campaign to combat unfair trading and high pressure sales practices in regional and remote Indigenous communities. Acting Commissioner David Hillyard said consumer protection agencies from around Australia were working together to address the disadvantages faced by Aboriginal consumers. Western Australia has played a leading role in the national...
Consumer Protection
Media release
04 Jul 2012
WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 38-year-old worker at a business in Oakford this morning. The man was believed to have been working with a manual hydraulic press when a metal cylinder shattered, striking him. Inspectors travelled to the site soon after and will interview witnesses and investigate the circumstances. WorkSafe thoroughly investigates serious work-related...
WorkSafe
Media release
04 Jul 2012
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol - that's the advice from FuelWatch. On Thursday, 28 June 2012, most Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price by 8 cents per litre (cpl) to 137.9 cpl. Most Caltex Woolworths, BP and Caltex sites are increasing their ULP price by 6 cpl to 135.9 cpl. Many Gull and Peak sites are increasing their prices up to 133.9 cpl. Tomorrow's...
Consumer Protection
Media release
27 Jun 2012
The path has finally been cleared for Sunday trading , with amendments to the Retail Trading Hours Act passing through State Parliament today.
Consumer Protection
Media release
21 Jun 2012
Graeme Leslie Moore (67) currently of no fixed address in the Gin Gin area has been convicted in his absence in the Midland Magistrates Court of a building related offence, fined $3,500 and ordered to pay $1,795 in costs. Mr Moore entered into a building contract whilst not registered and undertook work valued at $116,000 for a community organisation in Roberts Street South Hedland. "Not being a...
Building Commission
Media release
27 Jun 2012
Perth motorists are currently enjoying the lowest petrol prices in 6 months – prices have dropped more than 15 cents per litre (cpl) since peaking in mid-April. However, the low prices won’t last with the weekly fuel cycle still in operation. FuelWatch recommends filling up today to take advantage of the cheap petrol. On Thursday, 21 June 2012, most BP, Caltex and Caltex Woolworths sites are...
Consumer Protection
Media release
20 Jun 2012

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