Solar PV consumers advised to research before buying as issues rise

Western Australians purchasing solar PV systems are being advised to be aware of their rights as a buyer, following a rise in complaints by consumers. Consumer Protection claims more than 200 people have had issues after installing a solar system at their property and need to be careful when dealing with stores that sold them…

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Collie grows manufacturing capabilities with investment expanding emergency services trucks

WA will expand its emergency services capability under a new investment bringing more fire trucks to the state. The McGowan Government announced the package on Thursday, in an effort to boost the emergency services vehicle manufacturing industry in Collie. Under the policy, manufacturer Frontline Fire and Rescue Equipment has been awarded a $2.5 million grant…

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WA travellers advised to be vaccinated against measles before travelling

Western Australians heading overseas this summer need to make sure measles immunisations are up to date, the State Government has advised, following outbreaks in popular holiday destinations. Travellers are being recommended to check their measles immunity before leaving Australia, following reminders that measles was a common and potentially deadly illness. The government said travellers need…

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Driver killed in Arthur River truck rollover

An elderly man has been killed following a truck crash in Arthur River. The 64-year-old man Boyanup man was driving the prime mover truck along Arthur River Road near the intersection of Albany Highway, when it left the road, rolled and collided with a tree. The man died at the scene. Major Crash Investigators are…

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