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

Clause of industrial agreement must be read as a whole Wednesday, 09 January 2019 The Full Bench has unanimously dismissed an appeal against a decision of the Public Service Arbitrator that found that a vascular surgeon employed by East Metropolitan Health Service was an ongoing employee, despite the industrial agreement... More detail
Revised practice note for written and oral submissions to the Full Bench Thursday, 20 December 2018 The Commission has issued a replacement Practice Note setting out extended timeframes for filing written submissions to the Full Bench.  The previous Practice Note, 1 of 2008, required the appellant or applicant to file and serve written submissions... More detail
Pecuniary penalty for failure to pay ordered amount Wednesday, 19 December 2018 The Industrial Magistrate has handed down a pecuniary penalty for contravention of s546(3)(c) of the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act). The respondent was previously found to have contravened the FW Act and had been ordered to pay minimum wage for... 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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