Australia’s Whistleblowing Legislation: One Year On
In July 2019, Australia introduced a new raft of whistleblower protections. The Treasury Laws Amendment (enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Act 2019 also imposed significant responsibilities on companies trading in Australia.
One year on from its introduction, this article explores the provisions of the new law, the ambiguities that remain within it, and what items whistleblowing programme owners should consider.
For anyone responsible for:
Workplace Whistleblowing System
What You'll Learn:
- The 7 key areas of the new law
- The ambiguities within the law
- What (and who) is excluded from the new law
- What organisations must do to comply