Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission

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Welcome to the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission 

 We are an independent quasi-judicial tribunal established under the Industrial Relations Act 1979 to deal with industrial matters in the State of Western Australia by conciliation or, if necessary, arbitration. Our main objectives are to prevent and settle industrial disputes.

The WAIRC will deal with an application providing it has the jurisdiction or power to do so.   Click here for more information about who can apply to the WAIRC.

Online lodgement

You can now lodge documents online, including referring new claims to the Commission.  Click on this link, or click on the Applications and Forms tab above. 

Our new online lodgement system provides access to the Commission’s modernised Forms, in an interactive environment.

If you have any feedback or ideas about our new online lodgement system, please let us know by completing our Contact Form.

 

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Latest News

Full Bench found truck driver's conduct to be serious misconduct Friday, 27 March 2020 The Full Bench has unanimously dismissed an appeal against a decision of the Road Freight Transport Industry Tribunal (Tribunal) that found that the respondent lawfully terminated a Cartage Agreement (Agreement) with the appellant after the... More detail
Full Bench grants extension of time for appellant lodge appeal and to file appeal books Tuesday, 17 March 2020 The Full Bench has unanimously granted an extension of time for an appellant who filed a Notice of Appeal out of the time limit prescribed by the Industrial Relations Act 1979 (WA) (Act) and had not filed appeal books as required by the Industrial... More detail
Unfair dismissal claim dismissed for lack of jurisdiction as family trusts found to be national system employer Friday, 06 March 2020 The Commission has determined on the papers that it is unable to hear an unfair dismissal claim because the applicant was employed by a national system employer and the Commission does not have jurisdiction to hear the matter. The application... More detail

General Orders

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Amendment to Awards with an Adult Wage less than the Minimum Wage

Year Application No. Date Delivered WAIG Reference  
   Volume Page  
2008 27/05/2008 88 514

Location Allowances

Year Application No. Date Delivered WAIG Reference  
   Volume Page  
2017 16/06/2017    
2016 22/06/2016 96 631
2015 12/06/2015 95 700
2014 19/06/2014 94 669
2013 14/06/2013 93 461
2012 29/06/2012 92 725
2011 21/06/2011 91 995
2010 09/07/2010 90 561
2009 29/06/2009 89 729
2008 08/07/2008 88 689
2007 26/07/2007 87 2435
2006 06/07/2006 86 1471
2005 30/06/2005 85 1893
2004 30/06/2004 84 2145
2003 30/06/2003 83 1657
2002 21/06/2002 82 1185
2001 25/06/2001 81 1559
2000 01/08/2000 80 3153
1999 28/06/1999 79 1843

Long Service Leave

Year Application No. Date Delivered WAIG Reference  
   Volume Page  
State Government Wages Employees
1982 16/12/1985 66 319

Review and Variation of Awards Agreements and Orders (Labour Relations Amendment Act 1997)

Year Application No. Date Delivered WAIG Reference  
   Volume Page  
1998 22/11/1997 78 3171
1998 06/11/1998 78 4491
Inspection of Records Requirements
1998 16/04/1998 77 1471
Resolution of Disputes Requirements
1998 16/04/1998 78 1563
1997 22/11/1997 77 3079
Right of Entry
1997 22/11/1997 77 3138
Superannuation Requirements
1998 26/06/1998 78 2559

State Wage Cases

Year Application No. Date Delivered WAIG Reference  
   Volume Page  
2018 15/06/2018 TBA TBA
2017 19/06/2017 97 714
2016 10/06/2016 96 636
2015 16/06/2015 95 691
2014 16/06/2014 94 652
2013 14/06/2013 93 476
2012 14/06/2012 92 568
2011 15/06/2011 91 1015
2010 16/06/2010 90 575
2009 23/06/2009 89 747
2008 17/06/2008 88 782
2007 20/06/2007 87 1487
2006 07/07/2006 86 1631
2005 04/07/2005 85 2083
2004 26/07/2004 84 1521
2003 28/10/2003 83 3537
2003 05/06/2003 83 1899
2003 19/06/2003 83 1914
2003 07/07/2003 83 1918
2002 22/07/2002 82 1369
2001 25/07/2001 81 1721
2000 27/07/2000 80 3379
1999 06/07/1999 79 1847

Termination, Change and Redundancy

Year Application No. Date Delivered WAIG Reference  
   Volume Page  
2005 01/06/2005 85 1667

Wage Structures for School-based and Part-time Apprentices

Year Application No. Date Delivered WAIG Reference  
   Volume Page  
2007 18/04/2007 87 733

 

Contact Us

Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission
17th Floor
111 St Georges Terrace
PERTH WA 6000

Phone : (08) 9420 4444
Facsimile : (08) 9420 4500
Free Call : 1800 624 263

Free Fax :1800 804 987

Email : Registry

 

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