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Government and Related Employees Appeal Tribunal


The Industrial Relations Commission announced on the 28th of June 2010 that The Government and Related Employees Appeal Tribunal’s operations and functions have been transferred to the IRC.


What does the IRC do?


The IRC will hear and determine appeals against decisions relating to the discipline and promotion of NSW public sector employees.

The IRC has three main functions:

1. As  Discipline Appeal,

2. As a Promotion Appeal, and

3. As a Police Hurt on Duty Appeal.


An appeal to the IRC has a strict lodging time which is within 21 days or 28 days if the employee is notified of the decision against which the appeal is to be made.


Who can appear at the IRC?

  •  Discipline Appeal – most employees of the NSW Public Service, Teaching Service and certain statutory authorities.
  •  Promotion Appeal – employees of the NSW Public Service and certain Statutory Authorities.
  •  Police Hurt on Duty Appeal – members of the NSW police force. 


IRC Location


The Industrial Relations Commission’s Primary Registry is located on Level 1, 47 Bridge Street, Sydney NSW.

Please see the IRC’s website for other commission sites and further contact details.


Our dedicated team can assist you with queries relating to matters involving the Government and Related Employees Appeal Tribunal. Complete and submit the Express Enquiry form on the top right hand side of this page and we will contact you to discuss your enquiry, or call us on 1300 QUINNS (1300 784 667) or on +61 2 9223 9166 to arrange an appointment.