Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission

The Department of the Registrar is moving!

Commencing 21 November, 2016 the Department of the Registrar,

Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission will relocate

from Level 16 to Level 17, 111 St Georges Terrace Perth 6000.

All contact details remain unchanged.

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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

No jurisdiction to entertain claim for attraction and retention incentive payment as part of voluntary severance package Friday, 18 November 2016 An employee who accepted a voluntary severance offer and resigned from his employment, claimed his severance package should have included an attraction and retention incentive payment which he had been receiving in his acting position. The... More detail
Reasonable minds can differ on discretionary decisions Thursday, 17 November 2016 The Full Bench unanimously dismissed an appeal against the amount of compensation the Commission awarded in a claim of unfair dismissal.  The appellants argued that when the Commissioner was weighing competing considerations to determine the... More detail
Employee awarded $77,930.84 for unfair dismissal Friday, 11 November 2016 Commissioner Emmanuel recently found that an employee was unfairly dismissed because her employment was terminated without reason and the employer’s behaviour towards her was particularly harsh and unfair.  Despite her period of faithful... More detail

Contact us

Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission
16th Floor
111 St Georges Terrace
PERTH WA 6000

Phone : (08) 9420 4444
Facsimile : (08) 9420 4500
Free Call : 1800 624 263
Free Fax : 1800 804 987

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