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

Uniform requirement in industrial agreement cannot be varied Wednesday, 28 September 2016 Commissioner Emmanuel, sitting as a Public Service Arbitrator, dismissed an application by the HSU to have some of its members excused from the Health Department’s general requirement to wear uniforms.  The Arbitrator found that the orders... More detail
Five minutes’ more work is a significant effect, but major change? Wednesday, 28 September 2016 Commissioner Emmanuel gave an interpretation of a notification of change clause in the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Perth Teachers Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2012.  The Commission held that any change to hours of work will have a significant... More detail
Final rate of pay applies to the whole annual leave balance Tuesday, 27 September 2016 Commissioner Matthews upheld an employee’s claim for annual leave as a contractual entitlement.  Before the claimant was employed by the respondent, he was employed by a company of which he was a director and the controlling mind. The claimant... More detail

Contact us

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

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

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