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Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Bill 2012


Type
Private
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
WILKIE, Andrew, MP

Summary

Introduced with the Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012, the bill establishes a framework to facilitate public interest disclosures by public officials and provides those officials with protections by providing for: processes for who can make a public interest disclosure and to whom; the conduct of investigations; public interest disclosures to third parties; the obligations of agencies; legal protections of disclosers; and oversight of the disclosures.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29/10/12  
Lapsed at dissolution 05/08/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (01/11/2012): House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs; Committee report (28/05/2013)
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