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.



Latest News

Employer entitled to summarily terminate the employment Thursday, 10 October 2019 The Commission has dismissed an unfair dismissal application made by a podiatrist. The alleged unfair dismissal occurred following a workplace disagreement between the parties that resulted in the respondent advising the podiatrist that her... More detail
Tribunal finds owner-driver contract was lawfully terminated Wednesday, 02 October 2019 The Road Freight Transport Industry Tribunal has dismissed a claim by an owner-driver that alleged the respondent contravened an agreement where the applicant would deliver concrete as directed by the respondent ('Cartage Agreement') by summarily... More detail
Full Bench finds dismissal of substandard teacher was not unfair Wednesday, 18 September 2019 The Full Bench has unanimously dismissed an appeal against a discretionary decision of the Commission that found that the dismissal of a teacher for substandard performance was not unfair. For an appeal against a discretionary decision to be... 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 : Registry


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