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

Government officer outside Commission's jurisdiction Wednesday, 15 May 2019 The Commission has dismissed an application made by an unrepresented Poisons Information Specialist who referred his employer's decision to take disciplinary action against him to the Commission under the Public Sector Management Act 1994 (WA). The... More detail
Claim for underpayment of salary refused Friday, 10 May 2019   The Commission has dismissed an applicant's denied contractual benefits claim for the alleged underpayment of a salary. In April 2011, the applicant was engaged by the respondent as a subcontractor to carry out refrigeration work. On 30... More detail
Leave to attend and give evidence at an appeal before the PSAB Wednesday, 01 May 2019   The Industrial Magistrate's Court has dismissed a claim made by a senior youth justice officer for the paid leave to attend union business in accordance with clause 37 of the Public Service Award 1992 (Award). Mr   Mayerhofer attended... 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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