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1 June 2017
The Water Rating newsletter has returned. InkWELS provides short, informative articles on the latest WELS developments and achievements. InkWELS is published every February, May, August and November. Subscribe by emailing WELS.
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23 May 2017
WELS is seeking industry’s ​input to identify areas where compliance and enforcement efforts should be focussed over the coming three years. We want your views on whe​​re resources should be targeted, to ensure compliance and enforcement activities are as effective as possible. Submissions close Friday 14 July 2017 – find out how to have your say.​​

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24 March 2017
The WELS Regulator has issued an Infringement Notice Statement to provide clarity to individuals and body corporates on the instances when infringement notices will be given and the rights and obligations of a person when they receive infringement notices.

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24 March 2017
The WELS Compliance and Enforcement Policy has been developed to underpin compliance and enforcement decisions. Compliance by industry is vital to maintain integrity of the WELS scheme, provide a level playing field for registrants and ensure consumers have confidence in the water rating label. The Policy was recently updated to include references to the WELS Regulator’s Infringement Notice Statement.

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31 August 2016
The Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Determination 2013 (No.2) has been amended to give effect to a new WELS standard.

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31 August 2016
The second independent review of the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Scheme was undertaken in 2015. A joint government response to the review has been agreed by the Australian, state and territory governments.

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31 August 2016
The Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Scheme 2016-2019 strategic plan identifies the strategies and actions that will be taken to deliver on the objectives of the WELS Act 2005.
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