Crackdown on violence against retail workers

By Nyk Carnsew
Updated February 13 2024 - 4:14pm, first published 4:11pm
Assaulting a retail worker in WA could attract a jail term of up to seven years under proposed laws. (James Worsfold/AAP PHOTOS)
Assaulting a retail worker in WA could attract a jail term of up to seven years under proposed laws. (James Worsfold/AAP PHOTOS)

Assaulting a retail worker in Western Australia could attract a jail term of up to seven years under proposed legislation, bringing the state in line with tough penalties in NSW, South Australia and the Northern Territory.

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