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.


Latest News

New WA Police Industrial Agreement Wednesday, 14 February 2018 Following an application made by the parties, the Commission today registered the new Western Australia Police Industrial Agreement 2017.  This new Agreement follows on from the ballot in December 2017, in which members of the WA Police Union... More detail
$19,000 unpaid wages awarded in employer's absence Monday, 15 January 2018 The Commission upheld a claim for contractual entitlements by a bricklayer and awarded more than $19,000 for unpaid wages, annual leave and one month's pay in lieu of notice.  The claim was heard and determined in the employer's absence because... More detail
Police agreement Tuesday, 19 December 2017 The ballot of WA Police Union members has accepted the revised offer put to the Union.  This means that the Police Union and the Commissioner of Police have reached agreement on wage increases for police officers as part of negotiations for... More detail

Contact Us

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

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

Free Fax :1800 804 987

Email : mail reg


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