Consumer protection

At a time when the gap between rich and poor is growing, the Greens want to ensure all Australians get a fair share of Western Australia’s prosperity. Economic activity should support rather than deplete the social and natural capital of our world and the social relationships that make people healthy and happy.

The way businesses conduct their operations can have a real and lasting effect on consumers through the provision of products and services. The community has a right to know that there are protections in place which give some assurance about the quality of what they are purchasing.

Alison will continue to advocate for stronger legislation and regulations which ensure consumers have the means to seek recourse should businesses breach their obligations. She has advocated for regulation of counselling and psychotherapy professionals to ensure consumers are less likely to encounter untrained practitioners and, if they do, they can seek recourse.