Journal of Industrial Relations

The Journal of Industrial Relations is an ISI-ranked, peer-reviewed international journal administered by the Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association (ALERA).

The editors invite scholarship from a range of disciplinary perspectives, examining any aspect of employment relations. Contributions exploring the traditional concerns of industrial relations as well as studies addressing the intersection of workplace, family and community are welcome.

Accessing the Journal of Industrial Relations Online

As a member of the Industrial Relations Society of Victoria, you are entitled to access the Journal of Industrial Relations online.

If you have an existing active account you can continue to login using your current login details.

If you are setting up an account for the first time, or your account has been inactive, please follow the instructions below.

There are two steps for activating society member access on the SAGE Journals platform: first, each Society member needs to register for a ‘My Account’ after which Society member access can be activated through the account.

Registering 'My Account'

If you have not previously registered for an account, please go here and follow the instructions to set up a new account. 

If you have previously registered, enter your email address associated with your membership in the tab to request a password for your account.  You will receive an email with a link to set a password.

Activating your Society membership access

Once you are logged into your account, please select the ‘Society Member Access’ tab. 

Select ‘ALERA’ from the dropdown-menu, and add your membership number (at the top of this email) to activate your access.

Your current access will expire on 31 December 2021.

Once you have set up your account, you can login here


To sign out of your account, click on your name at the top and then click on Sign Out

If you need any assistance with online access please contact the Sage Global Online Technical Support Team here

Please enjoy your access to the Journal of Industrial Relations!