The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 (PID Act) came into effect 15 January 2014 and replaces the existing whistleblower legislation.
The PID Act promotes integrity and accountability in the Australian public sector by encouraging the disclosure of information about suspected wrongdoing by public officials, supporting and protecting people who make disclosures, and ensuring that public interest disclosures are appropriately investigated and acted upon.
The ASC has appointed two Authorised Officer to manage any public interest disclosures.
Authorised Officers can be contacted on:
- Director, People and Performance – 026214 1654
- Manager (Governance), People and Performance – 02 6214 7342
Or by post addressed to one of the authorised officers above at PO Box 176 Belconnen ACT 2616.Further information on public interest disclosures including what constitutes a disclosure, who can make a disclosure and processes for managing disclosures can be found on the Commonwealth Ombudsman website.