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Whistleblower Policy

Whistleblower Policy

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Last updated December 2018
Last updated August 29, 2019
Suitable for  all Australian states and territories
Suitable for all Australian states and territories

Important HR document used to outline a business's procedures in the event of someone whistleblowing.

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Document Overview

This Whistleblower Policy is a document that forms part of a business’s HR and employment policies. It sets out the responsibilities and obligations that an employee must follow when dealing with whistleblower situations.

Use this Whistleblower Policy if:

  • your business would like to inform employees about responsibilities and duties around whistleblower procedures.

Why do I need a Whistleblower Policy?

Clearly inform your employees about the procedures and responsibilities surrounding whistleblowing. This encourages your employees to report any allegations of misconduct by providing protection to these employees.

What does this Whistleblower Policy cover?

  • the behaviours, practices or events that are reportable
  • protection of the whistleblower
  • confidentiality
  • reporting and subsequent procedures

For more information, see our legal article 'What Workplace Policies Does My Business Need?'.

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