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A Rockingham man who was buying and selling motor vehicles illegally has been fined for unlicensed dealing after being prosecuted by Consumer Protection. Terrence Fletcher, who was operating out of premises in Hurrell Road Rockingham pleaded guilty, was fined $5,500 and ordered to pay Court costs of $1,109 for unlawfully dealing in cars without a licence. He appeared in the Rockingham Magistrates...
Consumer Protection
Media release
20 Aug 2012
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Thursday, 23 August 2012, most Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price by 16 cents per litre (cpl) up to 153.9 cpl. The majority of BP, Caltex and Caltex Woolworths sites are increasing their ULP price by 15 cents up to 152.9 cpl. Most Gull and Peak sites are also hiking their prices tomorrow,...
Consumer Protection
Media release
22 Aug 2012
WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a male worker at a worksite in Jandakot on Saturday. The man was caught in machinery and WorkSafe inspectors are investigating the circumstances. WorkSafe thoroughly investigates serious work-related injuries and deaths in Western Australia with the aim of preventing future similar incidents. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch said any work-...
WorkSafe
Media release
20 Aug 2012
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Thursday, 16 August 2012, most Caltex, Caltex Woolworths, Gull and Peak sites are increasing their ULP price by 16 cents per litre (cpl) up to 151.9 cpl. Most BP and Coles Express sites are also hiking their prices tomorrow, by 14 cpl up to 149.9 cpl. Tomorrow's metropolitan ULP average will be 147.5 cpl...
Consumer Protection
Media release
15 Aug 2012
The State Government is seeking public comment on the costs and benefits of the proposed national Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations as they apply specifically to Western Australian workplaces. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch said today the public comment period was a good opportunity for businesses, industry and workers to express their opinions on the costs and benefits associated...
WorkSafe
Media release
17 Aug 2012
An employment consultancy has been fined $50,000 (plus $4631.65 in costs) over an incident in which two female workers became lost in a remote location north-east of Kalgoorlie. MAXNetwork Pty Ltd pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a safe work environment and was fined in the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court today. MAXNetwork was contracted to the Department of Education, Employment...
WorkSafe
Media release
15 Aug 2012
Proposed changes to legislation aimed at protecting the rights of retirement village residents and improving the regulation of the industry have been introduced into State Parliament.
Consumer Protection
Media release
14 Aug 2012
An East Victoria Park car yard and two of its Directors have been fined a total of $18,000 after misleading customers about a vehicle they were selling. Fanfare Pty Ltd, trading as Park Auto Centre in Albany Highway, and Directors Gregory John Norris and Philip Carl Doherty were fined $6,000 each by the Perth Magistrates Court on 10 August 2012 and ordered to pay Court costs totalling $1,276. The...
Consumer Protection
Media release
14 Aug 2012
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Thursday, 9 August 2012, most BP sites are increasing their ULP price by 15 cents per litre (cpl) up to 145.9 cpl. Most Caltex, Gull and Peak sites are hiking their prices tomorrow up to 147.9 cpl. Most Caltex Woolworths sites are hiking their ULP prices tomorrow by 14 cpl, up to 146.9 cpl. Some Coles...
Consumer Protection
Media release
08 Aug 2012
Customers who have paid deposits to a chain of flooring stores which have closed down are asked to contact the liquidators of the company to register their details. The four stores of the Perth Floor Centre at Belmont, Balcatta, Jandakot and O’Connor closed their doors on 16 July 2012 due to financial difficulties. Since then, more than 30 customers have contacted Consumer Protection each...
Consumer Protection
Media release
02 Aug 2012

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