News and Notices

News

2022 – 2023 Annual Report of the President of the Industrial Court of Queensland – Please be advised that the Annual Report of the President of the Industrial Court of Queensland has now been published.  The Report highlights the operations of the Industrial Relations Act 2016, as well as the work of the Industrial Court of Queensland, the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission, and the Industrial Registry for the year 2022 to 2023.

Appointment of New Industrial Commissioners - Her Excellency the Governor acting on the advice of Executive Council has, on 22 December 2023, approved the appointment of the following persons to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission:

  • Mr Daniel Pratt, Industrial Commissioner
  • Ms Terri Butler, Industrial Commissioner
  • Ms Sharron Caddie, Industrial Commissioner
  • Mr Christopher Gazenbeek, Industrial Commissioner

The new Members will commence on Monday 8 January 2024 with a formal public welcome to be held on a date yet to be determined.

State Wage Case 2023 - 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 wage and allowance adjustments for award employees and an adjustment to the Queensland Minimum Wage as it applies to all employees.

A new recording and transcription service for the Industrial Court of Queensland and the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission commenced on 11 July 2022.

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.  

Communicating with the Court, Commission and Industrial Registry - Effective communication with the Court, Commission and Industrial Registry is essential for the Court, Commission and Industrial Registry to fulfil its functions productively and effectively.  Parties are responsible for communicating appropriately with the Court, Commission and Industrial Registry.  Guidelines for Communicating may be found 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 that were previously available through IRIS (1990 - 2009) will be digitally archived by the Registry. These documents can be accessed upon request to qircinfoservices@qirc.qld.gov.au and free of charge if they are supplied to you in a digital format.

Notices

Notification of Forms under the Industrial Relations Act 2016 for use in the Industrial Court of Queensland, Queensland Industrial Relations Commission, Industrial Magistrates Court and Industrial Registry - 27 February 2024

Notice of hearing - Charters Towers Regional Council Union Collective Certified Agreement 2023 (CB/2024/14 - 7 March 2024)

Notice to deregister - Bacon Factories’ Union of Employees, Queensland

Notice of hearing - Parliamentary Service Electorate Office Staff Certified Agreement 2023 (CB/2024/12 - 1 March 2024)

Notification of Practice Direction under the Industrial Relations Act 2016 for use in the Industrial Court of Queensland, Queensland Industrial Relations Commission, Industrial Magistrates Court and Industrial Registry - 18 January 2024

Notification of Forms under the Industrial Relations Act 2016 for use in the Industrial Court of Queensland, Queensland Industrial Relations Commission, Industrial Magistrates Court and Industrial Registry - 28 November 2023

Notification of Forms under the Industrial Relations Act 2016 for use in the Industrial Court of Queensland, Queensland Industrial Relations Commission, Industrial Magistrates Court and Industrial Registry - 7 November 2023

Notification of Forms under the Industrial Relations Act 2016 for use in the Industrial Court of Queensland, Queensland Industrial Relations Commission, Industrial Magistrates Court and Industrial Registry - 30 June 2023

Notice of Industrial Relations (Tribunals) Rules 2011 fee amount increase effective 1 July 2023.

 

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