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

Dismissal because of substandard performance, not a conspiracy Friday, 23 June 2017 The Commission dismissed a claim by a school cleaner that she was unfairly dismissed.  The Cleaner was dismissed for substandard performance.  She argued that the dismissal was unfair because:  (a)   her performance was not substandard;... More detail
$16 per week increase to the State Minimum Wage Wednesday, 14 June 2017 The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission has increased the State minimum wage by $16.00 to $708.90 per week from 1 July 2017.  The Commission increased award wages below the C10 classification level of $791.90 by the same amount... More detail
No redundancy payment for ordinary turnover of labour Tuesday, 13 June 2017 The Full Bench upheld an appeal by an employer against a decision of the Commission which found that an employee had a contractual entitlement to a redundancy payment of 11 weeks’ pay.  The contract of employment said that if the employee... 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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