List of Decisions

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Hsiao-Hua (Xanthe) Hsu -v- Fraser Suites Perth

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: U 16/2021

Matter Description: Unfair Dismissal Application

Industry: Hotel

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 17 Sep 2021

Result: Dismissed for want of jurisdiction

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00511

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Hsiao-Hua (Xanthe) Hsu -v- Fraser Suites Perth

Document Type: Decision

Matter Number: U 16/2021

Matter Description: Unfair Dismissal Application

Industry: Hotel

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 17 Sep 2021

Result: Application dismissed for want of jurisdiction

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00510

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Jamee Carey -v- Shire of Halls Creek

Document Type: Decision

Matter Number: U 68/2020

Matter Description: Unfair dismissal application

Industry: Local Government

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 16 Sep 2021

Result: Application dismissed

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00506

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Jamee Carey -v- Shire of Halls Creek

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: U 68/2020

Matter Description: Unfair dismissal application

Industry: Local Government

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 16 Sep 2021

Result: Application dismissed

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00507

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Sanwell Pty Ltd -v- Master Plumbers and Gasfitters Association of Western Australia (Union of Employers)

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: PRES 5/2019

Matter Description: Order pursuant to s.66

Industry: Unions

Jurisdiction: President

Member/Magistrate name: Chief Commissioner S J Kenner

Delivery Date: 16 Sep 2021

Result: Directions issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00505

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Ross Blenkinsop -v- Oasis Mobile

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: B 67/2021

Matter Description: Contractual benefit claim

Industry: Legal

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T Emmanuel

Delivery Date: 14 Sep 2021

Result: Direction issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00501

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Ross Blenkinsop -v- George Dale Trenenack and Pauline Jill Clifton

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: B 68/2021

Matter Description: Contractual benefit claim

Industry: Legal

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T Emmanuel

Delivery Date: 14 Sep 2021

Result: Direction issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00502

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Harry Arnott -v- Western Australian Police Union of Workers

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: PRES 4/2021

Matter Description: Order pursuant to s.66

Industry: Police

Jurisdiction: President

Member/Magistrate name: Chief Commissioner S J Kenner

Delivery Date: 14 Sep 2021

Result: Direction issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00503

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IdentityWA -v- United Workers Union (WA)

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: AG 13/2021

Matter Description: IdentityWA and United Workers Union Support Workers Agreement 2020-2023

Industry: Unions

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T Emmanuel

Delivery Date: 13 Sep 2021

Result: Agreement registered

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00498

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DOCX | 26kB

Daniel John Spry -v- Beaver Tree Services Aust Pty Ltd

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: B 1/2021

Matter Description: Contractual benefit claim

Industry: Gardening

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 10 Sep 2021

Result: Direction issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00496

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Western Australian Municipal, Administrative, Clerical and Services Union of Employees -v- Shire of Waroona

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: AG 14/2021

Matter Description: Shire of Waroona Outside Staff Collective Industrial Agreement 2021

Industry: Local Government

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 10 Sep 2021

Result: Agreement Registered

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00495

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Sanja Spasojevic -v- Speaker of the Legislative Assembly

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: PSAB 31/2020

Matter Description: Appeal against the decision to terminate employment on 15 October 2020

Industry: Government Administration

Jurisdiction: Public Service Appeal Board

Member/Magistrate name: Senior Commissioner R Cosentino

Delivery Date: 10 Sep 2021

Result: Order issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00494

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Daniel John Spry -v- Beaver Tree Services Aust Pty Ltd

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: B 1/2021

Matter Description: Contractual benefit claim

Industry: Gardening

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 10 Sep 2021

Result: Direction issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00497

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DOCX | 26kB

Levi Rohan -v- S&DH Enterprises Pty Ltd

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: B 60/2021

Matter Description: Contractual benefit claim

Industry: Construction Trade Services

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Chief Commissioner S J Kenner

Delivery Date: 7 Sep 2021

Result: Directions issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00493

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DOCX | 28kB

George Tilbury -v- Western Australian Police Union of Workers ("WA Police Union")

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: PRES 2/2021

Matter Description: Order pursuant to s.66

Industry: Police

Jurisdiction: President

Member/Magistrate name: Chief Commissioner S J Kenner

Delivery Date: 3 Sep 2021

Result: Withdrawn by leave

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00492

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Melissa Anne Rasmussen -v- Department of Education

Document Type: Decision

Matter Number: OSHT 2/2020

Matter Description: Reference of dispute - s 28(2) - OSH Act 1984

Industry: Education

Jurisdiction: Occupational Safety and Health Tribunal

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 1 Sep 2021

Result: Applicant granted leave to discontinue

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00490

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Melissa Anne Rasmussen -v- Department of Education

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: OSHT 2/2020

Matter Description: Reference of dispute - s 28(2) - OSH Act 1984

Industry: Education

Jurisdiction: Occupational Safety and Health Tribunal

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 1 Sep 2021

Result: Applicant granted leave to discontinue

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00491

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Nicole Marie Staples -v- PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: PSAB 20/2020

Matter Description: Appeal against the decision to take disciplinary action on 11 June 2020

Industry: Government Administration

Jurisdiction: Public Service Appeal Board

Member/Magistrate name: Senior Commissioner R Cosentino

Delivery Date: 31 Aug 2021

Result: Appeals discontinued by leave

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00489

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Australian Nurses Federation Industrial Union of Workers Perth -v- South Metropolitan Health Service

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: C 27/2021

Matter Description: Dispute re clause 28 of the WA Health System - Australian Nursing Federation - Registered Nurses, Midwives, Enrolled (Mental Health) and Enrolled (Mothercraft) Nurses - Industrial Agreement 2020

Industry: Health Services

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Senior Commissioner R Cosentino

Delivery Date: 31 Aug 2021

Result: Correction Order issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00488

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DOCX | 26kB

Stephen Turner -v- Public Transport Authority

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: U 12/2020

Matter Description: Unfair dismissal application

Industry: Transport Industry

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Senior Commissioner R Cosentino

Delivery Date: 31 Aug 2021

Result: Application discontinued by leave

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00487

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DOCX | 26kB

Daren Lee -v- West Australian Police Force

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: APPL 7/2021

Matter Description: Appeal against the decision of Commissioner to take removal action of 29 December 2020

Industry: Police

Jurisdiction: Commission in Court Session

Member/Magistrate name: Chief Commissioner S J Kenner, Commissioner T Emmanuel, Senior Commissioner R Cosentino

Delivery Date: 30 Aug 2021

Result: Upheld in Part and Order Issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00486

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Australian Nurses Federation Industrial Union of Workers Perth -v- South Metropolitan Health Service

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: C 27/2021

Matter Description: Dispute re clause 28 of the WA Health System - Australian Nursing Federation - Registered Nurses, Midwives, Enrolled (Mental Health) and Enrolled (Mothercraft) Nurses - Industrial Agreement 2020

Industry: Health Services

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Senior Commissioner R Cosentino

Delivery Date: 30 Aug 2021

Result: Order issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00485

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DOCX | 31kB

Glenn Wallis -v- The JS Morley Family Trust & The Sermor Family Trust

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: U 55/2021

Matter Description: Unfair dismissal application

Industry: Transport Industry

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T Emmanuel

Delivery Date: 30 Aug 2021

Result: Directions issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00484

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DOCX | 33kB

Daren Lee -v- West Australian Police Force

Document Type: Decision

Matter Number: APPL 7/2021

Matter Description: Appeal against the decision of Commissioner to take removal action of 29 December 2020

Industry: Police

Jurisdiction: Commission in Court Session

Member/Magistrate name: Chief Commissioner S J Kenner, Commissioner T Emmanuel, Senior Commissioner R Cosentino

Delivery Date: 27 Aug 2021

Result: Order Issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00481

WAIG Reference:

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George Tilbury -v- Western Australian Police Union of Workers ("WA Police Union")

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: PRES 2/2021

Matter Description: Order pursuant to s.66

Industry: Police

Jurisdiction: President

Member/Magistrate name: Chief Commissioner S J Kenner

Delivery Date: 27 Aug 2021

Result: Directions issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00483

WAIG Reference:

DOCX | 25kB

Brock Delfante -v- North Metropolitan Health Service

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: PSAB 25/2019

Matter Description: Appeal against the decision to take disciplinary action on 9 August 2019

Industry: Health Services

Jurisdiction: Public Service Appeal Board

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T Emmanuel

Delivery Date: 27 Aug 2021

Result: Appeal dismissed

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00482

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Natasha Stephenson -v- M.J Edwards t/as M.J Edwards & J.Pendarvis

Document Type: Decision

Matter Number: U 27/2020

Matter Description: Unfair dismissal application

Industry: Veterinary

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 26 Aug 2021

Result: Application upheld

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00479

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Natasha Stephenson -v- M.J Edwards t/as M.J Edwards & J.Pendarvis

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: U 27/2020

Matter Description: Unfair dismissal application

Industry: Veterinary

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 26 Aug 2021

Result: Application upheld

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00480

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Andrew Sanchez -v- Construction Industry Long Service Leave Payments Board, Atlas Programmed Marine Pty Ltd

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: APPL 13/2021

Matter Description: Review of decision of The Construction Industry LSL Payments Board

Industry: Construction Trade Services

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Senior Commissioner R Cosentino

Delivery Date: 23 Aug 2021

Result: Application discontinued by leave

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00478

WAIG Reference: 101 WAIG 1181

DOCX | 26kB

Jeremy Cross -v- Economic Regulation Authority

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: PSAB 17/2021

Matter Description: Appeal against the decision taken by the employer on 30 June 2018

Industry: Government Administration

Jurisdiction: Public Service Appeal Board

Member/Magistrate name: Senior Commissioner R Cosentino

Delivery Date: 23 Aug 2021

Result: Appeal dismissed

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00477

WAIG Reference: 101 WAIG 1224

DOCX | 26kB

Jeremy Cross -v- Economic Regulation Authority

Document Type: Decision

Matter Number: PSAB 17/2021

Matter Description: Appeal against the decision taken by the employer on 30 June 2018

Industry: Government Administration

Jurisdiction: Public Service Appeal Board

Member/Magistrate name: Senior Commissioner R Cosentino

Delivery Date: 23 Aug 2021

Result: Appeal dismissed

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00476

WAIG Reference: 101 WAIG 1213

DOCX | 68kB

Crystal Brookes -v- Krazy Price

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: U 111/2020

Matter Description: Unfair dismissal application

Industry: Food Retailing

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner D J Matthews

Delivery Date: 20 Aug 2021

Result: Order issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00472

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DOCX | 25kB

Crystal Brookes -v- Krazy Price

Document Type: Decision

Matter Number: U 111/2020

Matter Description: Unfair dismissal application

Industry: Food Retailing

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner D J Matthews

Delivery Date: 20 Aug 2021

Result: Application dismissed

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00471

WAIG Reference:

DOCX | 30kB

Ashley Stewart -v- UGL Operations & Maintenance Pty Ltd

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: B 6/2021

Matter Description: Contractual benefit claim

Industry: Other Mining

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T Emmanuel

Delivery Date: 20 Aug 2021

Result: Jurisdictional objection dismissed

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00475

WAIG Reference: 101 WAIG 1196

DOCX | 32kB

Wungening Aboriginal Corporation, Western Australian Municipal, Administrative, Clerical and Services Union of Employees -v- (Not applicable)

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: AG 12/2021

Matter Description: Wungening Aboriginal Corporation Enterprise Agreement 2021

Industry: Community Services

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 17 Aug 2021

Result: Agreement registered

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00464

WAIG Reference:

DOCX | 26kB

Annie Derkacs -v- Tetyana Podkas trading as Phoenix Podiatry

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: U 152/2018

Matter Description: Order s.29(1)(b)(i) Unfair Dismissal

Industry: Health Services

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T B Walkington

Delivery Date: 17 Aug 2021

Result: Application Upheld

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00466

WAIG Reference: 101 WAIG 1189

DOCX | 25kB

Janine Cooper -v- WACHS Midwest

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: PSA 12/2020

Matter Description: Reclassification Appeal - s.80E

Industry: Health Services

Jurisdiction: Public Service Arbitrator

Member/Magistrate name: Senior Commissioner R Cosentino

Delivery Date: 17 Aug 2021

Result: Order issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00467

WAIG Reference: 101 WAIG 1208

DOCX | 27kB

Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining, and Energy Union -v- Mid West Port Authority

Document Type: Decision

Matter Number: M 126/2020

Matter Description: Fair Work Act 2009 - Alleged breach of Instrument; Fair Work Act 2009 - Alleged Breach of Act

Industry:

Jurisdiction: Industrial Magistrate

Member/Magistrate name: Industrial Magistrate D. Scaddan

Delivery Date: 13 Aug 2021

Result: Preliminary issue determined

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00463

WAIG Reference: 101 WAIG 1169

DOCX | 63kB

Terence Reginald Roy -v- Department of Communities

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: PSAB 14/2021

Matter Description: Appeal against the decision taken by the employer on 20 January 2020

Industry: Government Administration

Jurisdiction: Public Service Appeal Board

Member/Magistrate name: Senior Commissioner R Cosentino

Delivery Date: 12 Aug 2021

Result: Order issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00462

WAIG Reference: 101 WAIG 1210

DOCX | 27kB

Joanne Wilson -v- Shell Australia (FLNG) Pty Ltd

Document Type: Order

Matter Number: B 25/2021

Matter Description: Contractual benefit claim

Industry: Petrol

Jurisdiction: Single Commissioner

Member/Magistrate name: Commissioner T Emmanuel

Delivery Date: 11 Aug 2021

Result: Direction issued

Citation: 2021 WAIRC 00460

WAIG Reference: 101 WAIG 1204

DOCX | 25kB
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