Industrial Relations & Employment Obligations (IRE) effective 1 July 2011
Before contractors (including project managers, head contractors, sub-contractors and trade contractors) will be permitted to tender for building work or be engaged to perform building work on any ACT Government site, they will be required to hold a current Industrial Relations and Employment Certificate (IRE Certificate). Contractors must maintain a current IRE Certificate while they are engaged on an ACT Government site.
How do I apply for an IRE certificate? Details on how to apply for an IRE Certificate are outlined in the Information Sheet for Contractors listed below under Information Sheets.
Why do I need an IRE Certificate?
The ACT Government has introduced a range of initiatives to ensure industrial relations and employment compliance best practice is part of the culture of the construction industry in the ACT. The initiatives are a part of the ACT Government's Compliance with Industrial Relations and Employment Obligations Strategy.
How do I lodge my IRE Certificate?
You must lodge your application and supporting documentation with an auditor from under the heading Auditors Information listed below titled List of Registered IRE Auditors
|IRE Strategy ACT Government v3, May 2018||550kb|
|Protocol Review Decision v2 July 2017||354kb|
|IRE COMPLIANT CONTRACTORS|
|Search IRE Compliant Contractors|
|IRE Audit Report v14 Updated July 2018||1290kb|
|New or Renewal IRE Auditor Application version 4 Updated June 2018||813kb|
|I R E Auditors Version 9 of 1 September 2018||195kb|
|Information Sheet for Contractors version 4 updated December 2017||127kb|
|Information Sheet for Approved Auditors||272kb|
|IRE Project Audit Form Information Sheet||440kb|
|IRE APPLICATIONS FORMS FOR CONTRACTORS||Format:||Size:|
|IRE New - Renewal Application v20 Updated July 2018||1442kb|
|IRE Project Audit Form v3 Updated 12 July 2013||84kb|
|IRE Project Audit Report (to be developed in conjunction with Procurement & Capital Works & Auditors)|