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

Interim orders for reinstatement beyond Industrial Magistrate's powers, but not appellable Monday, 17 September 2018 The Full Bench dismissed an appeal against interim orders of the Industrial Magistrate's Court. The interim orders, among other things, required the reinstatement of an employee. The majority of the Full Bench held that for an appeal against... More detail
Use of heavy vehicle may be express or implied term in owner-driver contracts Monday, 10 September 2018 The Full Bench upheld an appeal against a decision of the Road Freight Transport Industry Tribunal and found the Tribunal's interpretation of s 5(1) of the Owner-Drivers (Contracts and Disputes) Act 2007 to be too narrow and inconsistent with... More detail
Dismissal upheld following guilty plea to unlawful access charge Wednesday, 29 August 2018 The Public Service Appeal Board dismissed an appeal against the Commissioner of Police’s decision to terminate a Call Taker/Radio Operator’s employment. The appellant’s dismissal arose from an incident where the appellant’s computer... 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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