Topic: Whistleblowing


Better protections for whistleblowers on the way

A parliamentary committee report has called for significantly stronger protections for whistleblowers

Strong Whistleblower Protections a Step Closer to Becoming Reality

The Australian Institute of Company Directors today welcomed the passage through the Senate of safe harbour reforms which will help save jobs and value, while supporting a culture of entrepreneurship ...

Directors' Counsel: New whistleblowing initiatives

Professor Bob Baxt considers the possibility of a significant new whistleblowing regime in Australia.

Interview: NAB whistleblower Dennis Gentilin on how to avoid ethical failures

In 2004, as a young trader at National Australia Bank, Dennis Gentilin MAICD blew the whistle on a major foreign exchange trading scandal that saw the jailing of four of his colleagues on the desk. Mo...

Improving corporate whistleblower practices in Australia

With a Senate inquiry into whistleblowing due to report by June, whistleblower policies and procedures are in the spotlight. Two leaders of the AICD-supported research project ‘Whistling While They Wo...

Behind closed doors: the 7 conversations dominating Australia’s boardrooms

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, the Australian Institute of Company Directors gathered together seven of Australia’s pre-eminent female directors to discuss the big issues they are confro...


The Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Louise Petschler provides a monthly round-up of the advocacy team’s key projects.

Why Australia needs better protection for whistleblowers

A government review is underway into whistleblowing laws. The AICD has called for stronger protection for whistleblowers so that corporate wrongdoing can be detected, addressed and, ideally, prevented...

Robust Protections needed for Australian Whistleblowers

The Australian Institute of Company Directors has called for significantly stronger and broader whistleblower protections to improve good governance in corporate Australia and protect those who expose...

Submission on the public consultations on reform to Australia’s whistleblowing frameworks

On 10 February 2017, the AICD provided a submission to two concurrent consultations into Australia’s private, public and not-for-profit whistleblowing frameworks.
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