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InkWELS – Issue 3, 2017

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on successful eBay compliance actions; updating the WELS website; compliance in new property developments; model name requirements; and a reminder to renew registrations by 5 December.

Improved water rating website

We’ve improved our website design and simplified content to help you quickly find what you need to know.

InkWELS – Issue 2, 2017

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived. InkWELS includes short, informative arti​cles on the latest WELS developments and achievements.

InkWELS – Issue 1, 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.

Updated WELS Compliance and Enforcement Policy

The WELS Compliance and Enforceme​nt Policy has been developed to underpin compliance and enforcement decisions. The Policy was recently updated to include references to the WELS Regulator’s Infringement Notice Statement.

New Infringement Notice Statement

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

New WELS Standard

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

Launch of eBay Australia online compliance program

The Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources has launched an online compliance program with eBay to address online compliance with the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005 on the eBay Australia website.

Release of final report for WELS scheme review

The second independent review of the WELS scheme was completed in June 2015 and tabled in Parliament on 19 August 2015.

Showers supplied without flow controllers

The WELS Regulator suggests that all retailers shower stock is checked to ensure that flow controllers are fitted consistent with the WaterMark and WELS registration.
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InkWELS – Issue 2, 2019

The latest newsletter has articles on the WELS visit to China; the new WELS advertising campaign; an update on WELS and an ISO international Standard; registration status updates; WELS participation in the World Plumbing Conference 2019; and information for registrants on WELS variant registrations.

InkWELS – Issue 1, 2019

The latest newsletter has articles on the new Institute for Sustainable Futures evaluation of the impacts of the WELS scheme; registration status updates; compliance in the building industry; and participation in a modular construction technology forum.

InkWELS – Issue 3, 2018

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on our Chinese language fact sheets; registration renewals closing; penalties for providing falsified documents in applications; and progress on an ISO international water efficiency standard.

InkWELS – Issue 2, 2018

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on our compliance and enforcement activities; registration renewals opening in September; changes to labelling requirements in full effect; and simplifying applications for WELS and WaterMark.

InkWELS – Issue 1, 2018

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on how Australia is driving an International Standard; the new WELS compliance and enforcement strategy; requirements for registering minor products; and promoting WELS to help your business.

InkWELS – Issue 3, 2017

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on successful eBay compliance actions; updating the WELS website; compliance in new property developments; model name requirements; and a reminder to renew registrations by 5 December.

InkWELS – Issue 2, 2017

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived. InkWELS includes short, informative arti​cles on the latest WELS developments and achievements.

InkWELS – Issue 1, 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.
Last modified: 9 November 2017