The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013
The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 came into effect 15 January 2014 and replaces existing legislation relating to whistleblowing in the Australian Public Service.
The legislation promotes accountability and integrity in the Australian Public Service by encouraging the disclosure of information about suspected wrongdoing, supporting and protecting disclosers from adverse consequences and ensuring that public interest disclosures are properly investigated and dealt with.
To contact Australian Research Council Authorised Officers, email PID@arc.gov.au or 02 6287 6600.
For further information:
- see the agency's procedures for managing public interest disclosures – PDF Format – Word Format
- visit the Commonwealth Ombudsman's website.