THE VOICE OF
The Industrial Relations Society of Tasmania (IRST) is the voice of the Tasmanian industrial relations (IR) profession.
IRST is an independent, non-partisan association that encourages networking, professional development, research and discussions on a wide range of issues affecting employee relations within both the private and public sectors. IRST is affiliated with the national Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association (ALERA). The IRST is governed by an elected Committee with representatives from Unions, State Service Departments, Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI), University of Tasmania, advocates, and the legal profession.
If you or your organisation is involved or interested in industrial, labour or employment relations and human resources, then the IRST is for you. Membership is also valuable for anyone studying industrial relations or human resources.Join now
JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS (JIR)
IRST members receive a free subscription to the highly-respected Journal of Industrial Relations, published by ALERA since 1959. JIR covers a wide range of employment and workplace relations issues.Learn more
ALERA BIENNIAL NATIONAL
The IRST hosts a variety of professional development, networking and information sessions for members. These are designed for IR or HR practitioners working in the public, private or not for profit sectors, union officials, lawyers, advocates or tribunal members, interested academics or students passionate about industrial relations.
All presenters are experts in their field who provide practical information based on their extensive experience and knowledge. Participation enables a free exchange of opinions, an understanding of another person's point of view, and new friendships - all factors designed to create goodwill and understanding in the field of industrial relations.
National events are available on the ALERA events page.View National Events