Dustin Rafferty

Areas of Practice


Dustin has extensive experience in all aspects of employment and industrial law, and has conducted litigation and appeared as Counsel in proceedings in the Fair Work Commission, Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission, Industrial Magistrates Court of Western Australia, Western Australian Industrial Appeal Court and Federal Court of Australia.

Dustin was previously employed as in-house Legal Counsel for the Western Australian Branch of one of Australia’s largest employee associations, and has been a Member of the Committee of Management of The Employment Law Centre of Western Australia (Inc).


  • 2014 Federal Court of Australia and High Court of Australia
  • 2013 Supreme Court of Western Australia

Professional Qualifications

  • 2018 Master of Employment and Labour Relations Law, University of Melbourne
  • 2013 Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law
  • 2012 Bachelor of Laws, University of Western Australia
  • 2009 Bachelor of Social Science (Politics and International Relations), Curtin University of Technology

Notable Decisions