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Whistleblowers and public interest disclosures

Making a public interest disclosure, or providing information about wrongdoing in the public sector, is commonly known as blowing the whistle. In Queensland, public sector employees who disclose information as a result of genuine concern about the possible serious misbehaviour of public officials are protected by law from reprisals. By providing protection for those who speak out about wrongdoing, the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2010 aims to ensure that government is open and accountable.

Developed in collaboration with the Queensland Ombudsman and Public Service Commission, the following guides about public interest disclosures will assist the Queensland public sector.

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Last updated: 25 January 2017

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