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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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An evening with Victoria's first Labour Hire Licensing Commissioner

On 15 May 2019, the IRSV was treated to an informative and discussion provoking presentation from Victoria's First Labour Hire Licensing Commissioner, Steve Dargavel. Victoria's new labour hire licensing scheme commenced on 29 April 2019, impacting on workers and host employers as well as labour hire providers.  The event was held at the majestic Melbourne Town Hall and provided members and non-members a great opportunity to network and consider the impacts of the new laws. The Society gives its warm thanks to Steve Dargavel for the generosity of his time and insig

Expression of Interest - IRSV Advocacy Course


Expressions of Interest - IRSV Advocacy Course

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Congratulations to Brian Lacy AO

Congratulations to Brian Lacy AO, Patron of the IRSV

The IRSV takes this opportunity to recognise and publicly state our congratulations to our Patron, Brian Lacy AO, for the acknowledgement of his great contribution to industrial relations in Victoria in the 2019 Australia Day honours.  We have long known Brian to be a preeminent figure of industrial relations in Victoria, and we are incredibly proud and delighted to see that his contribution in this field has now been recognised by the broader Australian community.

Victoria’s Labour Hire Licensing Scheme

The Industrial Relations Society of Victoria invites you to attend the following event:

Victoria’s Labour Hire Licensing Scheme
presented by Commissioner Steve Dargavel

Victoria's new labour hire licensing scheme commences on 29 April 2019. Gain insights into the new laws by attending an information session presented by Victoria's first Labour Hire Licensing Commissioner, Steve Dargavel.

This event is free for IRSV Members.

Date: Wednesday 15 May 2019
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

6:00pm: canapes & beverages

Meet the Commission Image Gallery

Click HERE to view the images taken from the Meet the Commission Event in March 2019

IRSV - Mentoring Program

IRSV Mentoring Program

The IRSV Mentoring Program aims to connect students and recent graduates with experienced practitioners in the field of Industrial Relations.

By being a part of the program, mentors have the opportunity to pass on their knowledge and experience to the next generations of IR practitioners and engage closely with the Society's younger members.

Please fill out an Expression of Interest form to be involved. If an appropriate mentee is identified, mentors will be contacted with further details.


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