Welcome to the Whistleblower Resource Page
From 1 July 2019 many schools, and school groups, will be required to comply with new Whistleblower protection laws, breaches of which carry substantial penalties, including fines of up to $200,000 for individuals and $1,000,000 for corporations.
On this page, you’ll find resources to help Schools understand and comply with the new Whistleblower protection laws.
These resources include:
- School Governance Articles
- Webinar Recording
We will be updating this resource page as more content is created. Keep reading to learn more and access these resources.
CompliSpace has written several articles for School Governance on the new obligations that come into effect on July 1. They cover how these new laws apply to schools, what you can start doing now to prepare, and why schools should have a program in place. Click below to read each.
- New Whistleblower Obligations Start on 1 July 2019
- Whistleblower Protections: Complementary to a Child Safe Culture
Due to the high number of questions that came in regarding the new laws, James Field, Co-founder and CEO, presented a webinar on 7 May to address the new laws for schools. A recording of this webinar is available.