Motor industry

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Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch . On Thursday, 21 August 2014, most Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price by 14 cents per litre (cpl) up to 152.9 cpl. Most BP and Caltex sites are increasing their ULP price up to 151.9 cpl, most Gull, Caltex Woolworths and Puma Energy sites up to 150.9 cpl and most Peak sites up to 149.9 cpl...
Consumer Protection
Media release
20 Aug 2014
A motor vehicle repairer has been fined $10,000 by the Busselton Magistrates Court for operating without a licence. Richard Lenard James , trading as James Smash Repairs of Busselton, pleaded guilty and was fined on 19 August 2014. Mr James continued to operate his repair business without a licence, despite being warned by Consumer Protection which had attempted to assist him in obtaining a...
Consumer Protection
Media release
20 Aug 2014
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch . On Thursday, 14 August 2014, most BP sites are increasing their ULP price by 14 cents per litre (cpl) up to 153.9 cpl. Most Caltex and Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price up to 152.9 cpl, most Gull, Caltex Woolworths and Puma sites up to 151.9 cpl and most Peak sites up to 150.9 cpl. Tomorrow...
Consumer Protection
Media release
13 Aug 2014
WorkSafe engaged Marsden Jacob Associates, an independent consulting firm, to undertake a Western Australian specific RIS process on the model WHS Regulations. The outcome of that process was the preparation of a WA RIS. This report and associated supporting documents are available on the WorkSafe website. More information
WorkSafe
Department News
13 Aug 2014
On 12 August 2014, the Minister for Commerce, Hon Michael Mischin MLC announced that a Western Australian version of the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) bill would be introduced shortly into State Parliament. This will be in the form of a green bill, which will be released for a consultation period of three months. More information
WorkSafe
Department News
13 Aug 2014
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch . On Thursday, 17 July 2014, most Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price by 14 cents per litre (cpl) up to 162.9 cpl. Most Caltex Woolworths sites are increasing their ULP price up to 160.9 cpl, most BP, Caltex and Gull sites up to 159.9 cpl and most Peak sites up to 158.9 cpl. Tomorrow's...
Consumer Protection
Media release
16 Jul 2014
A young man involved in the sale of a significant number of cars over a 17 month period, without holding a motor vehicle dealer’s licence, has been fined $10,000 and ordered to pay $1,525.80 in costs at the Joondalup Magistrates Court (4 July 2014). The university student, who the Court heard had recently immigrated to Australia, was granted a spent conviction for the offences between March 2012...
Consumer Protection
Media release
10 Jul 2014
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch . On Thursday, 3 July 2014, most Caltex, Caltex Woolworths and Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price by 16 cents per litre (cpl) up to 162.9 cpl, most BP sites up to 161.9 cpl and most Gull and Peak sites up to 160.9 cpl. Tomorrow's metropolitan average price for ULP will be 159.1 cpl, however...
Consumer Protection
Media release
02 Jul 2014
A motor vehicle repairer has been fined $10,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court for operating without a licence. John Spencer Tabb , trading as Tabb Automotive of Maylands, pleaded guilty on 26 June 2014 and was also required to pay Court costs of $899. Mr Tabb had continued to operate his repair business without a licence, despite several attempts by Consumer Protection to assist him in obtaining...
Consumer Protection
Media release
30 Jun 2014
An unlicensed car dealer operating mostly from his St James home has been fined $10,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court. Ehsan Nadeem Malik pleaded guilty on 26 June 2014 of buying and selling numerous motor vehicles via Gumtree between February 2012 and November 2013, without having a licence as required by the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act. He was ordered to pay Court costs of $1,734. Commissioner...
Consumer Protection
Media release
30 Jun 2014

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