Public interest disclosures
The Information and Privacy Commission NSW (IPC) is committed to protecting staff who report wrongdoing in the work place.
Some reports of wrongdoing may be classified as ‘protected disclosures' under the Public Disclosures Act 1994 (PID Act). The public interest disclosures internal reporting policy specifically addresses those types of reports.
Other reports of wrongdoing may not meet the definition of ‘protected disclosures’, however the IPC supports and encourages such reports, as we do not condone or tolerate wrongdoing in the workplace. In addition to this policy, staff should refer to the IPC Code of Conduct, as this sets out the standards of conduct and behaviour we expect of all of our staff.
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