Ministerial Review of the State industrial relations system

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The State Government is undertaking a Ministerial Review of the State industrial relations system to ensure that the system is contemporary, fair and accessible.

Media statement

The Minister for Commerce and Industrial Relations issued a media statement on 22 September 2017 which is available on the WA Government media statements website

Terms of reference 

About the review 

The Ministerial Review is being undertaken by Mr Mark Ritter SC.  Assisting him is Mr Stephen Price MLA.  More information is available on the About the Ministerial Review page.  


64 submissions to the Ministerial Review have been received. 

Submissions have been published on the Submissions to the Ministerial Review page unless the organisation or individual making the submission has requested it remain confidential. 

Who is covered by the State industrial relations system?

Information on the numbers of employees and employers potentially covered by the state industrial relations system is available in the Coverage of the State industrial relations system information paper. This document was recently updated to include new data that has become available.


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