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

Public Sector Management (Redeployment and Redundancy) Regulations 2014 “fairly and properly applied” Wednesday, 31 August 2016 The Commission was recently required to determine whether regs 9 and 10 of the Public Sector Management (Redeployment and Redundancy) Regulations 2014 had been “fairly and properly applied” in relation to an employee who was notified of... More detail
Employee unsuccessful in establishing entitlement to bonus payments Wednesday, 31 August 2016 The Commission has dismissed a sales manager’s claim for denied contractual entitlements in the sum of $221,081.44. The employee maintained it was an oral term of his employment contract that the company would sponsor him to work in Australia... More detail
No higher duties payments to airport ground crew Wednesday, 24 August 2016 The Industrial Magistrate dismissed a claim by airport ground crew, classified at Level 2, to be paid at the Level 3 rate.  The ground crew said they should be paid the higher rate because they work unsupervised, undertake basic equipment ... 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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