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State Wage Case 2019 - Applications have been filed with the Industrial Registrar seeking a General Ruling pursuant to s. 458 of the Industrial Relations Act 2016 in regard to wages and allowance adjustments for award employees and an adjustment to the Queensland Minimum Wage as it applies to all employees.

The Office of the Industrial Registrar, Industrial Court of Queensland and the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission is pleased to advise the appointment of new members to the Industrial Court of Queensland and the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission - Vice President Daniel O'Connor - Industrial court of Queensland, Deputy President John Merrell - Industrial court of Queensland, and Industrial Commissioner Samantha Pidgeon - Queensland Industrial Relations Commission

Codes of conduct

Section 436 of the Industrial Relations Act 2016 provides that the President is, among other things, to develop a code of conduct for Members of the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission; and persons appearing before the QIRC.  This code can be viewed here.

Historical Decisions Database, formerly IRIS

The IRIS database is no longer supported on this website. The Commission is working with the Supreme Court Library of Queensland to transition decisions within IRIS (1990 through to 2009) to the Supreme Court Library. Additionally, this website maintains a ten year history of awards and agreements. Awards falling outside of the ten year window will be digitally archived by the Registry. Documents can be accessed upon request and free of charge if they are supplied to you in a digital format.



Trading hours Application for Declaration of Special Event - Application to classify all non-exempt shops as exempt shops in a stated area within Ayr for a specified period during a special event, namely, the Burdekin Show. (Directions Order) (Affidavit) - Decision / Declaration

On 31 May 2019 a Notice of a WHS dispute was filed by the Australian Rail, Tram and Bus Industry Union of Employees, Queensland Branch.




Last updated 24 June 2019