Motor industry

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Consumer Protection is concerned about an increasing number of people in Broome and surrounding areas selling multiple vehicles without a dealer’s licence. While there is nothing wrong with people selling their vehicles privately, a person who sells or exchanges more than four vehicles in a 12 month period may be deemed to be a dealer under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act. Consumer Protection’s...
Consumer Protection
Media release
10 Mar 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 10 cents per litre (cpl) to 132.8 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Thursday 5 March 2015, most BP, Caltex, Caltex Woolworths, Coles Express and Puma Energy sites are increasing their ULP prices by 14 cpl to 135.9 cpl. Perth’s weekly petrol price cycle...
Consumer Protection
Media release
04 Mar 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 12 cents per litre (cpl) to 131.3 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Thursday 26 February 2015, most BP and Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP prices by 18 cpl to 135.9 cpl; the majority of Caltex sites to 134.9 cpl; most Caltex Woolworths sites...
Consumer Protection
Media release
25 Feb 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 15 cents per litre (cpl) to 125.1 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Thursday 12 February 2015, most BP sites are increasing their ULP prices by 21 cpl to 131.9 cpl; the majority of Caltex sites to 129.9 cpl; most Caltex Woolworths and Puma Energy sites...
Consumer Protection
Media release
11 Feb 2015
A motor vehicle repairer was reprimanded and fined $750 by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) on 2 February 2015 for failing to comply with a condition placed on his certificate. Mark Paul Ravlich of Swan View failed to provide a National Police Certificate in accordance with the condition on his repairer’s certificate issued under the Motor Vehicle Repairers Act. The SAT ordered him to...
Consumer Protection
Media release
10 Feb 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 10 cents per litre (cpl) to 115.5 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Thursday 29 January 2015, most Caltex sites are increasing their ULP prices by 15 cpl to 118.9 cpl; the majority of BP, Caltex Woolworths and Puma Energy sites to 117.9; and most Coles...
Consumer Protection
Media release
28 Jan 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 7 cents per litre (cpl) to 115.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Thursday 22 January 2015, most BP sites are increasing their ULP prices by 14 cpl to 119.9 cpl; the majority of Caltex and Coles Express sites to 116.9; and most Caltex Woolworths and...
Consumer Protection
Media release
21 Jan 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 9 cents per litre (cpl) to 122.6 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Thursday 8 January 2015, most BP, Caltex Woolworths, Coles Express sites and Puma Energy sites are increasing their ULP prices by 13 cpl to 124.9 cpl; and the majority of Caltex...
Consumer Protection
Media release
07 Jan 2015
An unlicensed motor vehicle repairer has been fined $5,000 by the Joondalup Magistrates Court. Mark Anthony O’Malley , trading as Ace Auto Air Electrical & Mechanical of Padbury, was also ordered to pay costs of $850 when convicted in his absence on 2 January 2015. Lawyers for Consumer Protection told the Court that Mr O’Malley had advertised his services for motor vehicle repair work on...
Consumer Protection
Media release
05 Jan 2015
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 7 cents per litre (cpl) to 125.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Thursday 25 December 2014, most Caltex, Coles Express and Puma Energy sites are increasing their ULP prices by 11 cpl to 127.9 cpl; the majority of Caltex Woolworths and Gull sites to 126...
Consumer Protection
Media release
24 Dec 2014

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