Local Western Australia news
Advice to Toys R Us customers
May 23, 2018
Toys R Us customers with valid gift cards, or goods held under deposit, are being updated on their options after the company was placed into administration.
More than 40...
Consumers urged to be aware of their rights as pop
September 28, 2017
The season for pop-up events is rapidly approaching, prompting consumer affairs agencies around the country to remind event organisers and consumers to be aware of their rights and...
Panic purchases a pain for consumers
December 12, 2016
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner, Rod Stowe is urging consumers to stick to a budget, do their research and read the fine print before making last minute Christmas purchases.
Avoiding the pitfalls of workplace functions
November 09, 2016
As many businesses and employees throughout NSW prepare to hold end of year celebrations, NSW Fair Trading and SafeWork NSW have come together to warn workers to be aware of their ...
Consumer-protection agencies highlight button-batt
September 20, 2016
Each week, about 20 children visit Australian hospitals for injuries related to lithium button batteries, and two Australian children have died after swallowing button batteries.
Coast to host State Firefighter Championship
August 03, 2016
While Australia's elite athletes are preparing to compete for Olympic gold in Rio, closer to home Australia's elite firefighters are preparing to descend on the Central Coast for F...
Wishing our Rio Paralympians well
July 27, 2016
Lord Mayor Clover Moore today hosted an official farewell ceremony for local and national athletes taking part in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in September.
More than 150 Paralym...