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Fill up today or tomorrow if you want to pay less for your petrol - that's the advice from FuelWatch. On Wednesday 27 April 2011, some BP sites are increasing their ULP price to 151.9 cents per litre (cpl) - an increase of up to 12.0 cpl. However, most petrol stations in Perth will be selling for less than 140.0 cpl tomorrow. Given that Perth ULP prices follow a weekly cycle, with Thursday and...
Consumer Protection
Media release
26 Apr 2011
Fill up today or tomorrow if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Wednesday 20 April 2011, some BP sites are increasing their ULP price to 151.9 cents per litre (cpl) – an increase of up to 10.0 cpl. However, most petrol stations in Perth will be selling for less than 141.0 cpl tomorrow. Given that Perth ULP prices follow a weekly cycle, with Thursday and...
Consumer Protection
Media release
19 Apr 2011
WorkSafe will conduct an inspection campaign to look at safety standards in manufacturing workplaces in the Malaga industrial area next month. Acting WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch said today the inspection campaign would be the latest in a series of projects targeting specific geographical areas in the metropolitan area. “WorkSafe has a schedule of proactive inspection campaigns...
WorkSafe
Media release
20 Apr 2011
A Perth employment agent has been fined $800 after being convicted of four charges of breaching his obligations under WA’s licensing laws. Mr Rogelio Molina was also ordered to pay $253 in costs by the Perth Magistrates Court on 15 April 2011. Mr Molina was charged by Consumer Protection for carrying on a business under a name and address which was different to that specified in his employment...
Consumer Protection
Media release
19 Apr 2011
Energy Safety will not prosecute Western Power over the 29 December 2009 Toodyay bushfire. Confirming this today, the Director of Energy Safety Ken Bowron said there is insufficient evidence to establish a prima facie case that Western Power had contravened the Electricity (Supply Standards & System Safety) Regulations 2001. “The physical evidence essential to prove such a contravention was...
EnergySafety
Media release
15 Apr 2011
A Perth man is the latest victim of ‘back of van’ salesmen selling audio-visual equipment illegally and at hugely inflated prices. The man, who was approached by the slick salesmen in their white van at a petrol station in Scarborough, paid $3,500 for an entertainment system, consisting of an overhead projector, screen and a five-speaker audio system. “These men seemed legitimate and were able to...
Consumer Protection
Media release
18 Apr 2011
Fill up today or tomorrow if you want to pay less for your petrol - that's the advice from FuelWatch, as some Perth sites gear up to increase the cost of unleaded fuel to more than $1.50. On Wednesday 13 April 2011, 12 BP sites will put up the cost of ULP to 151.9 cents per litre, which is a rise of up to 14.0 cpl. It's the first time unleaded petrol's gone past the $1.50 mark since October 2008...
Consumer Protection
Media release
12 Apr 2011
A woman has been fined $7,500 after pleading guilty to selling motor vehicles in WA without a dealers' licence, and a man who helped her has been fined $3,500. Xiaoxia Cui and Min Gao were also ordered to pay $227.95 in Court costs each following a hearing at Perth Magistrates (8 April 2011), which involved an interpreter. Both were involved in the buying, repairing and then on-selling of more...
Consumer Protection
Media release
11 Apr 2011
Residents and business-owners in the Wheatbelt may notice Consumer Protection staff in their towns this week. Officers from the retail, building and tenancy, associations and charities, business names and community education branches will be in Moora, New Norcia, Dalwallinu, Wongan Hills and Bindoon. The aim of the three-day visit (April 12-14) is to provide information to businesses, property...
Consumer Protection
Media release
12 Apr 2011
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Thursday 07 April 2011, most BP, Caltex, Caltex Woolworths, Coles Express, Gull, Peak and United sites are increasing their ULP prices by 13 cents per litre (cpl) to between 143.9 and 148.9 cpl. Perth ULP prices follow a weekly cycle, with Thursday and Friday being the most expensive days and Wednesday...
Consumer Protection
Media release
06 Apr 2011

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