AIRAANZ Conference 2025: Navigating the Nexus: Politics, Profession, and Practice in Industrial Relations

The Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ) is pleased to announce that the AIRAANZ 2025 Conference will be co-hosted by Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington and Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University and held in Wellington, New Zealand from Monday 3 to Wednesday 5 February 2025.

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AIRAANZ HDR network event 17 July

AIRAANZ HDR network is excited to present an insightful online seminar on 17 July, on “Enhancing Workplace Health and Safety: From Compliance to Culture.” This free event is open to HDR/PhD candidates, early career researchers, students, practitioners, professionals, and anyone passionate about workplace health and safety. 

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Labour & Industry freely available for AIRAANZ members

We are excited to announce that the AIRAANZ journal Labour and Industry is now freely available online to AIRAANZ members through the AIRAANZ website. 

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Labour & Industry is looking forward to your research and contributions in 2024

The Labour & Industry editorial team would like to encourage the AIRAANZ membership to contribute to Labour & Industry throughout 2024, and beyond, by submitting your research papers and helping us as a reviewer.

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About UsAIRAANZ has been a leading voice in industrial relations research since 1983

As a membership-based association, Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand has been a leading voice and platform for industrial relations research and policy in Australia and New Zealand since 1983. AIRAANZ prides itself on its collegiality, diversity, and encouragement of research excellence.

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What We OfferPromote and encourage Australasian industrial relations research and ongoing publications


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Labour & Industry

AIRAANZ is the proud proprietor and support of Labour & Industry. An academic peer-reviewed journal of the social and economic relations of work.

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Labour & IndustryA Journal of the Social and Economic Relations of Work

Labour & Industry offer a multi-disciplinary perspective on all aspect of the social, organisational and institutional aspects of work and industrial relations. It current editors in chief are Professor Jane Parker, Professor Jim Arrowsmith, and Dr Noelle Donnelly. The journal publishes original, high quality research and policy papers that investigate the implications of changing work relations for employers, employees, unions, government and other social actors with a stake in industrial relations. The aims of the journal are to encourage debate and the exchange of views between researchers, to challenge the conceptual boundaries of work and industrial relations, and to contribute to the generation of new ideas by drawing on insights from diverse disciplines.

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