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‘Whistling at Work’

Selwyn Black
Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers
Sydney, Australia

The 2020 changes.

Whistleblowers are receiving more protection by law. Organisations should take note of the recent legislative changes and take action to address the changes.


Who are the whistleblowers?


Who should take notice?

The onus is placed on many companies to improve their approach to encouraging disclosure and ensuring the safety and anonymity of a discloser.

1. All public companies;

2. Large proprietary companies, which have at least two of the following attributes:

a)    more than $50 million consolidated annual revenue;
b)     more than $25 million consolidated gross asset value;
c)    more than 100 employees;

3. Trustees of registrable superannuation entities;

Why you should take notice?

Attention Matrix

Next Steps


The general information contained herein is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be, and should not be construed as, legal advice or legal opinion on any specific facts or circumstances.

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