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

Appeal has no practical consequences for either of the parties Friday, 16 August 2019 The Western Australian Industrial Appeal Court (the IAC) has unanimously dismissed an appeal against a decision of the Full Bench of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission where the appellant sought to pursue a moot appeal about... More detail
Commission has no basis for granting interim orders under s 44 Thursday, 15 August 2019 The Commission has dismissed an interim order application made by the Civil Service Association of Western Australia (the CSA) that its member to be returned to his workplace after he was suspended on full pay, pending a direction from the respondent... More detail
Applicant resigned and was not dismissed Wednesday, 14 August 2019 The Commission has dismissed an unfair dismissal application made by a pharmacy employee who alleged that her employment was terminated at the initiative of her employer. The Commission turned to the fundamental question, going to the Commission’s... More detail

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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 : Registry


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