About the AIRC

Our role

Overview of the major functions of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (AIRC).

AIRC members

Description of the appointment process and the panel system. Access current lists of AIRC members and AIRC panels.

Our history

Learn about the century-long history of the AIRC. Access the Sir Richard Kirby Archives website.

News Centre

Find latest news items and newsletters including AIRC News and the AIR Bulletin. Access media releases and information for media representatives.

Speeches & briefings

Selection of recent speeches by AIRC members. Find out how to arrange a briefing by an AIRC member.

Annual reports

Current and previous annual reports of the AIRC and Australian Industrial Registry (the Registry).


Overview of the role of the Registry. Find information about budgets and expenditures, contracts and tenders, and employment opportunities.