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

Awards updated following the 2019 State Wage General Order and the 2019 Location Allowance General Order Friday, 21 June 2019 The relevant awards have now been updated to reflect the increases and provisions arising out of the 2019 State Wage General Order and the 2019 Location Allowance General Order  Click here to see the updated awards.  PLEASE NOTE that each... More detail
State Minimum Wage set at $746.90 per week Friday, 14 June 2019 The Commission in Court Session has delivered its decision in the 2019 State Wage Case and Equal Remuneration Principle Case. The Commission increased the State Minimum Wage and award rates of pay in the State industrial relations system by... More detail
2019 State Minimum Wage decision to issue Wednesday, 12 June 2019   The Commission will convene a hearing to deliver its 2019 State Wage decision in Hearing Room 2 at 9.30 am on Friday, 14 June 2019.  A live stream of the hearing will be available here.  More information about the 2019 State Wage Case... 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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