Commerce

Building Services (Registration) Bill 2010

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[COUNCIL — Wednesday, 18 May 2011]
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Hon Ljiljanna Ravlich; Hon Simon O'Brien; Hon Lynn MacLaren

BUILDING SERVICES (REGISTRATION) BILL 2010

Committee

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Hon Brian Ellis) in the chair; Hon Simon O’Brien (Minister for
Commerce) in charge of the bill. Read more »

Speech on the Building Bills 2010

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[COUNCIL — Tuesday, 17 May 2011]

BUILDING SERVICES LEVY BILL 2010
BUILDING SERVICES (COMPLAINT RESOLUTION AND ADMINISTRATION) BILL 2010
BUILDING SERVICES (REGISTRATION) BILL 2010

Second Reading — Cognate Debate

Resumed from 6 April. Read more »

Consumer champions wanted: applications called for WA’s consumer advisory committee

Commerce Minister Simon O’Brien today called for consumer champions to put their hand up and nominate to be a part of the WA Consumer Advisory Committee.

“A dedicated Consumer Advisory Committee will ensure that consumer viewpoints are adequately represented during the development and administration of Western Australian consumer laws,” Mr O’Brien said.
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Department of Commerce - Addressing Climate Change

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[COUNCIL — Thursday, 7 April 2011]
Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Simon O'Brien

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE — ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE

Hon Lynn MacLaren to the Minister for Commerce

(1) Is the Department of Commerce addressing climate change issues as it affects the Department’s sectoral
responsibilities?

(2) If no to (1), why not? Read more »

Commerce

Lynn believes that the current single-minded focus of big business and governments on economic growth and increased resource consumption is not sustainable in our finite world. We need to shift our priorities from short term economic growth to the building of an economy that can deliver sustainable improvements in quality of life and the health of the planet. Read more »

Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Buildings

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[COUNCIL — Tuesday, 15 March 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Simon O'Brien

ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS

Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the Minister for Commerce: Read more »

Six-star energy efficiency requirements

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[COUNCIL — Wednesday, 16 February 2011]

Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Simon O'Brien

SIX-STAR ENERGY EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS
33. Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the Minister for Commerce:
I refer to the new six-star energy efficiency requirement for all new buildings, which will also apply to Read more »