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About IRSV

The IRSV has members drawn from unions, employers, government, the State and Federal tribunals, the legal profession, industrial relations consultants and universities.

Membership is open to practitioners in the industrial relation field and those engaged in industrial research, teaching or study.

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2017 Patron's Night Dinner with Live Entertainment and AGM


The AGM begins at 5:30pm and all members are invited to attend.

We are pleased to confirm that reservations are now open for our annual Patron’s Night Dinner.

Click here to register! 

The Patron’s Night Dinner immediately follows the IRSV AGM (which all members are invited to) and is a wonderful opportunity to relax amongst friends and colleagues about ‘the year that was’ over a meal and drinks.


6 - 8 October 2017 at the QT Hotel, Surfers Paradise


The IRSQ is going “Back to the Future” for this Convention!  Join with colleagues and other industrial/employment relations and HR professionals within the relaxing setting of the amazing Gold Coast.


Top picks from The Journal of Industrial Relations

The Publishers of the JIR have provided us with links to their curated top picks of articles from the 2016 publications.

IRSV members and non-members alike can access the picks here:


A rmeinder that for members of the IRSV you can access the JIR online as part of your membership.

10 NOV 16: 2016 AGM and the Patron's Night Dinner

Details for both the 2016 AGM and the Patron's Night Dinner

Key information:

Date: 10 November 2016

Current members access to the JIR Online

A significant development in improving the value of an IRSV membership has now commenced - IRSV members can now access the Journal of Industrial Relations (JIR). This prestigious periodical is a key resource for all industrial practitioners.

To access the JIR:
Log on to http://online.sagepub.com/
2. Click on "My tools", and then "Manage my account"

Reminder to RSVP for Meet the Commission 2017

A reminder that the 2017 Meet the Commission event on 21 February 2017 is open for registration and filling fast.

This is a great way to start your social calendar for the year and mingle with fellow members, Commissioners, and other practitioners in our field.


Online memberships - re-opened

Please note: The online membership portal has re-opened following site maintenance - the refreshed membership links can be found at http://www.irsv.asn.au/membership.

Online membership renewal

Please go to: http://www.cvent.com/d/rfq8x3/3W to renew or change your membership.

Online credit card payments can now be accepted.

2016/17 Memberships now due for renewal - no increase in fees

To renew your membership for the coming year, please head to our updated membership page where you can renew in a few easy steps online.


The IRSV has held our membership fees at 2016/17 levels for the coming year, which continues to represent great value for our membership.

New members always welcome of course, and links to join up also available at http://www.irsv.asn.au/membership

IRSV Launches its Facebook page!

The IRSV is proud to announce the launch of its brand new Facebook page!

Click here: https://www.facebook.com/industrialrelationsvictoria to visit another way of interacting with the Society and its wonderful membership - without whom we are nothing.

Of course the normal social media etiquette applies - don't denigrate, don't abuse, IRSV retains right to remove posts etc.

Take a look and we look forward to seeing you soon.