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

Alleged contravention of lunch on road clause Thursday, 11 July 2019 The Industrial Magistrates Court has dismissed a claim brought by the Transport Workers’ Union of Australia (TWU) who alleged that the respondent employer had breached a clause of the Chubb Security Services Ltd, Western Australia, Armoured... More detail
Claim for two hours underpaid each week made out Monday, 08 July 2019 The Commission has upheld a denied contractual benefit claim where an electrician alleged that in the course of his employment by both the first and second respondents he was only paid on the basis of a 38 ordinary hour working week even though... More detail
Full Bench finds grounds of appeal obscure and misconceived Friday, 05 July 2019 The Full Bench has dismissed an appeal against a decision of the Commission where a restricted legal practitioner was successful in a claim of denied contractual benefits. The Full Bench considered that a discretionary decision of a Commissioner... 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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