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

$34,776 for police officer unfairly removed from the Force Monday, 18 September 2017 The WAIRC held that a police officer who it had previously found was unfairly removed from the Force could not be reinstated because the officer sent inappropriate emails to the Commissioner of Police and other officers.  Those actions led... More detail
No error to dismiss substandard teacher Tuesday, 12 September 2017 The Full Bench unanimously dismissed an appeal by a teacher whose claim for unfair dismissal was dismissed.  The Commission at first instance found that the teacher's performance was substandard and the employer's investigation and disciplinary... More detail
Casual until further notice Friday, 08 September 2017 The Industrial Magistrates Court dismissed an employee's claim under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) for annual leave because she was a casual employee.  The employee was employed in 1997 as a casual clerk.  That role evolved into a sales position,... 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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