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

“Restricted legal practice” only includes common law employees Monday, 16 July 2018 Arising from a hearing on jurisdiction, the Commission held that the applicant was, as a restricted legal practitioner under the Legal Profession Act 2008 (WA) (LP Act), an employee of Thames Legal for the purposes of the Industrial Relations... More detail
Surgeon an Ongoing Employee Despite Industrial Agreement Clause Requiring Maximum Term Appointments Wednesday, 04 July 2018 The Commission has issued an order and declaration that a vascular surgeon employed by East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS) is an ongoing employee, despite the industrial agreement providing appointments will be for a maximum term. The surgeon... More detail
Notice of intention to cancel Vandertang Concrete Industrial Agreement and others; Friday, 29 June 2018 The Commission acting pursuant to section 47 of the Industrial Relations Act 1979, intends, by order, to cancel a number of obsolete Agreements. More detail can be read here. More detail

Links to other reference sites.

AustLII (Australasian Legal Information Institute)
Australian Council of Trade Unions
Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Department of Employment
Industrial Court of Queensland
State Law Publisher (WA legislation, regulations & hansard)
Fair Work Commission
Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales
South Australian Industrial Relations Court and Commission
Tasmanian Industrial Commission

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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