As of July 1, 2019 the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Act 2019 expanded protections for "whistleblowers" making disclosures about companies and company officers.
What is a whistleblower?
A person who informs on a person or organisation regarded as engaging in an unlawful or immoral activity.
What are the key changes?
- The whistleblower definition has been expanded to include both current and former employees, officers, and contractors, as well as their spouses, depen