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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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 2016

A reminder that the 2016 Meet the Commission event on 1 March 2016 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 note: The online membership portal will be closed for site maintenance between 18-21 December 2015. We apologise for any inconvenience as we improve our user experience.

2015 AGM & Patron's Night Dinner

Details for both the 2015 AGM and the Patron's Night Dinner (are available on our Events page. Head over to: http://www.irsv.asn.au/events for the full details and to register.

Key information:

2015/16 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 2014/15 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.



Reminder - Register for 2014 AGM + Patron's Night Dinner


Invitation to attend The 2014 IRSV AGM and Patron's Night Dinner


Don't miss the next issue of the JIR ...

Members are entitled to receive a free hard copy of each of the five issues of the Journal of Industrial Relations which are published each year.  The next issue will be delivered shortly.

2015 IRSV Renewal of Membership

IRSV Membership Renewal for the period 1.10.14 to 30.9.15.

A reminder that IRSV Membership Renewals are now due - and if you aren't already a member - a great time to join!

The Society remained very active in 2013/2014, offering members benefits

• the Journal of Industrial Relations;

• our newsletter;

• the popular annual Meet the Tribunal function;

• the Fair Work Commission Advocacy Training Program;

• the Student event, providing insights into a career in industrial relations;