Industrial Relations Act 1999 No. 33

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
02 August 1999 02 August 1999
23 July 2000 04 August 2000 2000 Act No. 23
24 November 2000 01 January 2001 2000 Act No. 63
15 July 2001 20 July 2001 2001 Act No. 45
03 December 2001 20 December 2001 2001 Act No. 87
01 March 2002 08 March 2002 2001 Act No. 87
26 April 2002 26 April 2002 2002 Act No. 9
01 May 2002 03 May 2002 2002 Act No. 9
03 February 2003 2002 Act No. 73
04 March 2003 2003 Act No. 4
01 April 2003 2002 Act No. 742003 Act No. 27
09 May 2003 2003 Act No. 19
23 May 2003 2003 Act No. 27
01 July 2003 2003 Act No. 27
08 December 2003 2003 Act No. 77
01 January 2004 2003 Act No. 63
31 March 2004 2003 Act No. 91
18 November 2004 2004 Act No. 45
29 November 2004 2004 Act No. 53
01 April 2005 2005 Act No. 11
27 April 2005 2005 Act No. 15
27 May 2005 2005 Act No. 16
01 September 2005 2005 Act No. 36
02 November 2005 2005 Act No. 50
22 February 2006 2006 Act No. 2
17 May 2006 2006 Act No. 22
01 July 2006 2006 Act No. 25
28 August 2006 2006 Act No. 29
30 October 2006 2006 Act No. 39
28 May 2007 2007 Act No. 23
14 June 2007 2007 Act No. 23
29 August 2007 2007 Act No. 36
28 September 2007 2007 Act No. 37
09 November 2007 2007 Act No. 55
30 November 2007 2007 Act No. 55
01 January 2008 2007 Act No. 52
13 March 2008 2008 Act No. 5
14 March 2008 2007 Act No. 55
01 July 2008 2008 Act No. 38
25 November 2008 2008 Act No. 59
14 March 2009

prov exp 13 March 2009

12 June 2009 2009 Act No. 15
01 July 2009 2009 Act No. 9
26 October 2009 2009 Act No. 38
19 November 2009 2009 Act No. 48
10 December 2009 2009 Act No. 49
01 January 2010 2009 Act No. 49
01 July 2010 2010 Act No. 142010 Act No. 23
14 October 2010 2010 Act No. 42
01 November 2010 2010 Act No. 36
01 January 2011 2010 Act No. 38
27 March 2011 2011 Act No. 4
04 April 2011 2011 Act No. 4
06 December 2011 2011 Act No. 44
01 January 2012 2011 Act No. 18
12 June 2012 2012 Act No. 7
29 June 2012 2012 Act No. 11
01 July 2012 2012 Act No. 72012 Act No. 9
14 August 2012 2012 Act No. 17
29 August 2012 2012 Act No. 22
08 November 2012 2012 Act No. 28
03 May 2013 2013 Act No. 19
01 July 2013 2013 Act No. 29
03 July 2013

prov exp 2 July 2013

13 August 2013 2013 Act No. 31
01 September 2013 2013 Act No. 31
23 September 2013 2013 Act No. 39
29 October 2013 2013 Act No. 52
01 November 2013 2013 Act No. 51
07 November 2013 2013 Act No. 56
22 November 2013 2013 Act No. 49
27 November 2013 2013 Act No. 61

RA s 44

01 December 2013 2013 Act No. 61

RA s 44

21 May 2014 2014 Act No. 17

RA s 26

28 May 2014 2014 Act No. 30
13 June 2014

prov exp 12 June 2014

01 July 2014 2013 Act No. 362014 Act No. 25

RA s 44A

04 July 2014 2014 Act No. 362014 Act No. 62

RA s 27

11 June 2015 2015 Act No. 7

RA s 44

03 July 2015

prov exp 2 July 2015

24 September 2015 2015 Act No. 13
22 October 2015 19 July 2016 2015 Act No. 14
02 December 2015 01 March 2017

prov exp 1 December 2015

Industrial Relations Act 1999 No. 33

date of assent 18 June 1999

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 712 (1) to the extent it repeals the Workplace Relations Act 1997 (other than ss 253–254, 270–272, 273(1)(a), 275, 278, ch 7 pt 7) commenced 1 July 1999 (1999 SL No. 159)

s 712 (1) to the extent it repeals the Industrial Organisations Act 1997 (other than pt 16) commenced 1 July 1999 (1999 SL No. 159)

ss 243–245, 256–259, 261, ch 9, s 723 (1) commenced 2 August 1999 (1999 SL No. 172)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 1999 (1999 SL No. 159)

Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 No. 5 ss 1–2, 461 (prev s 373) sch 3

date of assent 23 March 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (2))

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2000 (see s 2 (1), (3) and 2000 SL No. 174)

Training and Employment Act 2000 No. 23 ss 1–2, 292 sch 1

date of assent 27 June 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

sch 1 amdt 15 commenced 1 July 1999 (see s 2 (1))

sch 1 amdt 77 commenced 1 July 2000 (see s 2 (2))

remaining provisions commenced 23 July 2000 (2000 SL No. 197)

WorkCover Queensland and Other Acts Amendment Act 2000 No. 61 s 1 pt 4

date of assent 24 November 2000

commenced on date of assent

Corrective Services Act 2000 No. 63 ss 1, 2(2), 276 sch 2

date of assent 24 November 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2001 (2001 SL No. 88)

Industrial Relations and Another Act Amendment Act 2001 No. 18 pts 1–2

date of assent 11 May 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 3 June 2001 (2001 SL No. 62)

Corporations (Ancillary Provisions) Act 2001 No. 45 ss 1–2, 29 sch 3

date of assent 28 June 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

sch 3 commenced 15 July 2001 (see s 2 (2) of Act 2001 No. 45 (Qld) and Corporations Act 2001 No. 50 (Cwlth) and proc pubd Cwlth of Australia gaz 13 July 2001, No. S285)

remaining provision commenced immediately before 15 July 2001 (see s 2 (1) of Act 2001 No. 45 (Qld) and Corporations Act 2001 No. 50 (Cwlth) and proc pubd Cwlth of Australia gaz 13 July 2001, No. S285)

Duties Act 2001 No. 71 ss 1–2(1), 551 sch 1

date of assent 13 November 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 March 2002 (2002 SL No. 10)

Industrial Relations Amendment Act 2001 No. 87

date of assent 03 December 2001

s 6 commenced 1 July 1999 (see s 2 (2))

ss 16, 18–21, 28–30 commenced 1 May 2002 (see s 2 (1))

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Private Employment Agencies and Other Acts Amendment Act 2002 No. 9 ss 1, 2(2), pt 3

date of assent 19 April 2002

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 26 April 2002 (2002 SL No. 87)

Industrial Relations Amendment Act 2002 No. 73

date of assent 13 December 2002

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 3 February 2003 (2003 SL No. 7)

Discrimination Law Amendment Act 2002 No. 74 ss 1–2, 90 sch

date of assent 13 December 2002

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 90 commenced 31 March 2003 (2003 SL No. 51)

remaining provisions commenced 1 April 2003 (2003 SL No. 51)

Financial Services Reform (Consequential Amendments) Act 2003 No. 4 pts 1, 5

date of assent 04 March 2003

commenced on date of assent

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 No. 19 ss 1, 3 sch

date of assent 09 May 2003

commenced on date of assent

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 No. 27 ss 1–2, 612–621, 622 sch 5

date of assent 23 May 2003

ss 1–2, 612, 619–620 commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (2))

ss 613–618, 621 commenced 1 April 2003 (see s 2 (1))

s 622 sch 5 amdt 22 commenced 1 July 2003 (see s 2 (2)) (amdt could not be given effect)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2003 (see s 2 (2))

Training Reform Act 2003 No. 63 ss 1, 2(2), 60 sch

date of assent 13 October 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2004 (2003 SL No. 293)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2003 No. 77 ss 1, 2(3), pt 15

date of assent 06 November 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 8 December 2003 (2003 SL No. 310)

Disaster Management Act 2003 No. 91 pts 1, 15 div 2

date of assent 18 November 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 31 March 2004 (2004 SL No. 24)

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Acts Amendment Act 2004 No. 45 s 1, pt 5

date of assent 18 November 2004

commenced on date of assent

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004 No. 53

date of assent 29 November 2004

commenced on date of assent

Industrial Relations and Other Acts Amendment Act 2005 No. 11 pts 1–2

date of assent 01 April 2005

commenced on date of assent

Private Employment Agents Act 2005 No. 15 ss 1–2, pt 8

date of assent 22 April 2005

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 27 April 2005 (see s 2 (a))

Vocational Education, Training and Employment Amendment Act 2005 No. 16 pts 1, 3

date of assent 29 April 2005

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 27 May 2005 (2005 SL No. 93)

Industrial Relations Amendment Act 2005 No. 36

date of assent 18 August 2005

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 September 2005 (see s 2)

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Acts Amendment Act 2005 No. 50 s 1, pt 4

date of assent 02 November 2005

commenced on date of assent

Child Employment Act 2006 No. 2 ss 1–2, pt 7

date of assent 22 February 2006

commenced on date of assent

Workplace Health and Safety and Other Acts Amendment Act 2006 No. 22 pts 1, 4

date of assent 17 May 2006

commenced on date of assent

Health Quality and Complaints Commission Act 2006 No. 25 ss 1–2(1), 241(1) sch 3

date of assent 29 May 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2006 (see s 2 (1))

Corrective Services Act 2006 No. 29 ss 1, 2(2), 518 sch 3

date of assent 01 June 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 28 August 2006 (2006 SL No. 213)

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 No. 39 ss 1, 2(3), 512(1) sch 1

date of assent 11 August 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 30 October 2006 (2006 SL No. 247)

Industrial Relations Act and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 23 ss 1, 2(2), pt 2, s 3 sch

date of assent 28 May 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ss 10–12, 30, 39 (to the extent it ins s 740), 41(2) (to extent it ins defs ombudsman and QWRO) commenced 14 June 2007 (2007 SL No. 116)

s 15 (1) commenced on date of assent (amdt could not be given effect)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 No. 36

date of assent 29 August 2007

commenced on date of assent

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 37 pts 1, 15

date of assent 29 August 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 28 September 2007 (2007 SL No. 241)

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Acts Amendment Act 2007 No. 52 ss 1–2(1), pt 4

date of assent 09 November 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2008 (see s 2 (1))

Judicial Remuneration Act 2007 No. 55 ss 1–2(1), 54 sch 1

date of assent 09 November 2007

ss 1–2, 54 sch 1 amdt 1 commenced on date of assent

sch 1 amdt 3 commenced 30 November 2007 (2007 SL No. 294)

remaining provisions commenced 14 March 2008 (2008 SL No. 62)

Local Government and Industrial Relations Amendment Act 2008 No. 5 ss 1–2(1), pt 2

date of assent 06 March 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 13 March 2008 immediately after pt 3 commenced (see s 2 (1))

Public Service Act 2008 No. 38 ss 1–2, 252 sch 3

date of assent 11 June 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2008 (2008 SL No. 208)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008 No. 59 s 1, pt 14

date of assent 25 November 2008

commenced on date of assent

Financial Accountability Act 2009 No. 9 ss 1, 2(2), 136 sch 1

date of assent 28 May 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2009 (2009 SL No. 80)

Industrial Relations Amendment Act 2009 No. 15

date of assent 12 June 2009

commenced on date of assent

Electrical Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No. 38 ss 1, 2(2), pt 9

date of assent 22 September 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 26 October 2009 (2009 SL No. 233)

State Penalties Enforcement and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No. 48 s 1, ch 2 pt 2

date of assent 19 November 2009

commenced on date of assent

Fair Work (Commonwealth Powers) and Other Provisions Act 2009 No. 49 ss 1–2, pt 3 div 7

date of assent 19 November 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ss 31, 32, 61, 63, 64 (to the extent s 64 (2) ins para (c) the def federal industrial instrument), commenced 1 January 2010 immediately after the commencement of the Fair Work Amendment (State Referrals and Other Measures) Act 2009 No. 124 (Cwlth) sch 1 s 39 (2009 SL No. 289 and Cwlth proc F2009L04605)

remaining provisions commenced 10 December 2009 (2009 SL No. 289)

Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amendment Act 2010 No. 14 pt 1, s 124 sch

date of assent 21 April 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (see s 2)

City of Brisbane Act 2010 No. 23 ss 1–2(1), 352 sch 1

date of assent 17 June 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (see s 2 (1))

Ministerial and Other Office Holder Staff Act 2010 No. 36 ss 1–2, pt 6 div 2

date of assent 20 September 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 November 2010 (2010 SL No. 304)

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2010 No. 38 ss 1–2, 78 sch 3

date of assent 20 September 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2011 (2010 SL No. 305)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 42 s 1, pt 16

date of assent 14 October 2010

commenced on date of assent

Electrical Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011 No. 4 ss 1, 2(2), pt 4, s 69 sch pt 1

date of assent 04 April 2011

s 52 (to the extent it ins ch 20 pt 12 div 1) commenced 27 March 2011 (see s 2 (2))

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No. 18 ss 1–2, 404 sch 4 pt 1

date of assent 06 June 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2012 (2011 SL No. 238)

Holidays and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011 No. 44 pts 1, 3

date of assent 06 December 2011

commenced on date of assent

Industrial Relations (Fair Work Act Harmonisation) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 7 pts 1–2, s 58 sch

date of assent 12 June 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 58 sch commenced 1 July 2012 (see s 2)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Health and Hospitals Network and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 9 ss 1–2(1), pt 3

date of assent 27 June 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2012 (see s 2 (1))

Vocational Education and Training (Commonwealth Powers) Act 2012 No. 11 pt 1, s 43 sch pt 2

date of assent 27 June 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 29 June 2012 (see s 2)

Penalties and Sentences and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 17 s 1, pt 6, s 51 sch

date of assent 14 August 2012

commenced on date of assent

Public Service and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 22 s 1, pt 5, s 25 sch

date of assent 29 August 2012

commenced on date of assent

Holidays and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 28 pts 1, 3

date of assent 08 November 2012

commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (a))

Queensland Rail Transit Authority Act 2013 No. 19 s 1, ch 5 pt 2

date of assent 03 May 2013

commenced on date of assent

Industrial Relations (Transparency and Accountability of Industrial Organisations) and Other Acts Amendment Act 2013 No. 29 ss 1–2(1)(a), pt 2

date of assent 20 June 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2013 (2013 SL No. 132)

Criminal Law and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 31 ss 1–2(2), pt 6A

date of assent 13 August 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ss 38G, 38J–38L, 38O commenced 1 September 2013 (see s 2 (2))

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Health Ombudsman Act 2013 No. 36 ss 1–2, 331 sch 1

date of assent 29 August 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 15)

Treasury and Trade and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 39 chs 1, 4, s 109 sch 2

date of assent 23 September 2013

ss 1–1A commenced on date of assent

ch 4 commenced 1 July 2013 immediately after the Industrial Relations (Transparency and Accountability of Industrial Organisations) and Other Acts Amendment Act 2013, part 2 commenced (see s 1A)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Vocational Education, Training and Employment (Skills Queensland) and Another Act Amendment Act 2013 No. 49 pts 1, 3, s 28 sch 1

date of assent 29 October 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 22 November 2013 (2013 SL No. 227)

Directors’ Liability Reform Amendment Act 2013 No. 51 ss 1–2(1), pt 29

date of assent 29 October 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 November 2013 (see s 2 (1))

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 52 ss 1, 114 sch 2

date of assent 29 October 2013

commenced on date of assent

G20 (Safety and Security) Act 2013 No. 56 s 1, pt 15 div 3

date of assent 07 November 2013

commenced on date of assent

Industrial Relations (Fair Work Act Harmonisation No. 2) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 61 pts 1, 2 div 1, s 117 sch 1

date of assent 27 November 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

pt 2 div 1 (other than ss 13(1), 14, 43–55, 59, 64–72, 75 (to the extent it ins new ch 20 pt 18 hdg, div 1, div 3 sdiv 1, div 4, div 5 hdg, ss 833, 835), 76, sch 1 pt 1) commenced 1 December 2013 (see s 2 (a)–(c), (e))

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Public Safety Business Agency Act 2014 No. 17 ss 1, 184 sch 1 pts 2–3

date of assent 21 May 2014

commenced on date of assent

Further Education and Training Act 2014 No. 25 ss 1–2, 223 sch 1 pt 2

date of assent 21 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 102)

Construction and Tourism (Red Tape Reduction) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 30 s 1, ch 3A

date of assent 28 May 2014

commenced on date of assent

Sustainable Planning (Infrastructure Charges) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 36 pts 1, 3B div 1

date of assent 19 June 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 4 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 147)

Education and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 62 ss 1, 2(2), pt 7A

date of assent 07 November 2014

commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (2))

Industrial Relations (Restoring Fairness) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No. 7 pts 1–2, s 36 sch 1

date of assent 11 June 2015

commenced on date of assent

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No. 13 s 1, pt 3 div 1A

date of assent 24 September 2015

commenced on date of assent

Holidays and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No. 14 pts 1, 4

date of assent 22 October 2015

commenced on date of assent

Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 64

date of assent 09 December 2016

pts 2, 5, 7–8, 11, s 79 sch 1 comm 30 June 2017 (2017 SL No. 100)

Meriba Omasker Kaziw Kazipa (Torres Strait Islander Traditional Child Rearing Practice) Act 2020 No. 33

date of assent 14 September 2020

pt 13 div 9 not yet proclaimed into force (see s 2)

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