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

Unfair dismissal claim dismissed for lack of jurisdiction Wednesday, 24 April 2019 The Commission has dismissed an unfair dismissal application because of a lack of jurisdiction. The respondent claimed that the Commission did not have jurisdiction to deal with this matter as it is a trading corporation and subject to the Fair... More detail
The Commission can make orders in the terms of the agreement Wednesday, 24 April 2019 The Commission has issued an order for the payment of denied contractual benefits, owing to the applicant, that was agreed upon at a conciliation conference. In December of 2018, the applicant, the applicant's counsel and representative for... More detail
Appeal against the decision to take disciplinary action Monday, 15 April 2019 The Public Service Appeal Board has dismissed an appeal against a decision of the Department of Justice to impose a penalty of reprimand and transfer after it found that the appellant had committed a breach of discipline for undertaking activities... 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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