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WA taxpayers being warned about scams as losses increase

With the end of the financial year looming, Consumer Protection is warning WA taxpayers to be aware of scam attempts that usually accelerate over the next...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by 17 cents per litre (cpl) to 145.6 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill...

Migration agent agrees to repay clients who received no...

A Perth migration agent who accepted money from clients for a range of services which were not supplied has agreed to repay the money under a payment plan...

Consumer Protection’s new face in the Great Southern

There’s a new Consumer Protection Senior Regional Officer for the Great Southern. Steph Marsh spent her first week in the job training at Consumer Protection...

Family and domestic violence updates, gas heater safety...

30 May 2019 Family and domestic violence tenancy laws On April 15 tenancy laws came into effect that assist Western Australian renters affected by family and...

Family and domestic violence insights - Answering "How...

30 May 2019 Family and domestic violence tenancy laws Protecting tenant privacy during reference checks Last month the family and domestic violence (FDV)...

Family and domestic violence insights - Answering "How...

30 May 2019 Family and domestic violence laws: Protecting tenant privacy during reference checks Last month the family and domestic violence (FDV) provisions...

Maintaining family and domestic violence privacy,...

30 May 2019 Family and domestic violence tenancy laws Protecting tenant privacy during reference checks Last month the family and domestic violence (FDV)...

$31,500 in fines for consignment car dealer and Manager -...

A Perth car dealership and a salesperson managing the business have been fined $31,500 in total for duping consignors who they were selling vehicles for. PAG...

Keeping safe in your rental property

Keeping safe in your rental property   The family and domestic violence tenancy laws came into effect on 15 April 2019.  This publication contains...

Online advertising makes the grade! Print and radio could...

21 May 2019 Compliant ad campaigns curb confusion Consumer Protection has received a number of complaints about retirement living advertising.  Last month we...

Bikini business in deep water over returns policy ($30...

A bikini business ended up in deep water and was fined $30,000 after Consumer Protection prosecuted the online swimwear seller for misleading customers about...

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