About Us

The Department of the Registrar, Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (the Department) was created in 1989 and is a Department of the Western Australian Public Service established under the Public Sector Management Act 1984


Our Purpose

To provide the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) and the Industrial Magistrates Court (IMC) with the physical and virtual infrastructure, human resource functions, administrative resources and financial resources, integral to supporting the dual jurisdictions, as detailed in the Industrial Relations Act 1979 (WA) (the IR Act).

Our Vision

To provide the government, industrial relations practitioners and the community with 24/7 high‑calibre, contemporary services and support for all interactions in the Western Australian industrial relations jurisdictions.

Our Values

* Excellence in Customer Service
   We provide a professional, effective and timely service to internal and external customers.

* Innovation & Continuous Improvement
We actively explore opportunities to enhance service delivery.

* Accountability and Integrity
   We are honest, open and accountable for our decisions and actions.

* Respect and Inclusiveness

  • We believe in the equality of all people and treat everyone accordingly.
  • We value diversity and respect others.

* Cooperation and Team Spirit
   We collaborate and work together to achieve organisational objectives.





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Department of the Registrar
Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission
17th Floor
111 St Georges Terrace


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1800 624 263
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