Australian Public Disclosure Act – New Whistleblower Protections

The Commonwealth Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 (PID Act) commenced operation on 15 January 2014. The PID Act establishes the first stand-alone whistleblower protection scheme at a federal level and is designed to further promote integrity and accountability of the Commonwealth public sector. Scope of the PID Act Like existing State based whistleblower legislation, the … Continued