Issue 1—September 2007

About AIRC News


Welcome to the first issue of AIRC News—a free, electronic newsletter available by subscription and from the AIRC website at

In each issue you will find news about the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (AIRC) and its services. We welcome your feedback about this newsletter, the AIRC website and AIRC services generally. If you wish to contact us, please click here to send us an email.

Wages and Allowances Review 

All documents related to the Wages and Allowances Review 2007—including submissions, exhibits and the 16 August decision—can be accessed online from a dedicated website available through the AIRC website.

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International Conference 

The AIRC will host an international conference on industrial dispute resolution in Melbourne on Wednesday, 3 October 2007.

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Decisions by Subject


A list of recent AIRC decisions, arranged by subject, with hyperlinks to the actual decisions will be a regular feature of this newsletter from next issue.

AIRC Information Line 

A national inquiry service is available from the AIRC through a 1300 telephone number and an interactive, online facility.

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Dispute Resolution Briefings 

The AIRC's national briefings' program has been expanded to include in-house as well as public briefings.

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Photographic Exhibition 

A behind-the-scenes photographic account of the work of the AIRC and its Registry is currently on display in the AIRC’s Melbourne premises at 11 Exhibition Street.

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