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.
Find out about the Federal Court of Australia’s judgment in the first civil penalty case under the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005, the WELS Strategic Plan 2022-25, the revised WELS Compliance and Enforcement Policy and more.
Find out about the outcome of the third Independent review of the WELS scheme, have your say on the draft Cost Recovery Implementation Statement and on a future cost recovery review, hear how we shared lessons about managing the WELS scheme with the European Energy Network and more.
The latest newsletter has arrived with information on Departmental changes; new international standards for water efficiency labelling programmes; updates to the WELS Standard; positive compliance action for online platforms; and investing in modernising our registration system.
The latest newsletter has articles on an update of the 2020 independent review of the WELS scheme; the WELS scheme in Western Australia; registration variant models being registered in bulk, a reminder for model edit applications; and Civil proceedings against 4 companies and their sole director.
The latest newsletter has articles on the WELS renewal period; the 2020 independent review; WELS joint advertising campaign with WaterMark; and Cancellation of the Handshake flow controller WaterMark certificate.
The latest newsletter has articles on changes to our department; administration of WELS during the Coronavirus pandemic; grandfathering provisions for 3 star rated showers; expiring product registrations; and amendments to WELS relevant Australian Standards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.