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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.
A ceremonial sitting of all of the members of the WA Industrial Relations Commission was held on Thursday 24 March 2016 at 10.30 am to formally welcome two new commissioners. Commissioner Toni Emmanuel previously was the principal solicitor of the independent not-for-profit Employment Law Centre of Western Australia where she has worked for the past nine years. Commissioner Damian Matthews has been a barrister and solicitor at the State Solicitor’s Office for 23 years.
Transcript of the proceedings is available here.
Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission
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