Handling public interest disclosures (whistleblowing)
We provide advice to NSW public authorities to assess, manage and report public interest disclosures (PIDs). We also provide resources to help public authorities and public officials comply with their obligations under the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994.
New PID Act 2022
Learn about how the new Public Interest Disclosures Act 2022 differs from the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994. Until the new PID Act comes into effect, public authorities must continue to comply with the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994.
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PID responsibilities for public authorities
Resources and guidance to help public authorities and officials fulfill their obligations under the PID Act.
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How to handle PIDs
Guidance to help public agencies assess and handle PIDs. This includes how to recognise a PID, communicate with the reporter, understand requirements and keep records.
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PIDs and the Government Information (Public Access) Act
How the PID Act applies when considering a request under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) to release information concerning a PID.
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Report PID data
How to report PID statistical information to the NSW Ombudsman and publish your organisation's data in their annual report.
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Subscribe to our PID e-news to stay up-to-date with news, changes to PID legislation and regulations, training sessions, events, publications, guidance material and educational resources.
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