A guide to public interest disclosures in WA public authorities

We should all speak up about wrongdoing.

The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2003 (PID Act) allows people to make disclosures about wrongdoing in public authorities, which includes the State public sector, local governments, government trading enterprises, public universities and some government boards and committees (public authorities), and protects them when they do. Read below to learn about the PID Act and what your role in the process might be.

Information for disclosers

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Information for principal executive officers

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Information for public interest disclosure officers

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The Public Sector Commissioner's role

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Find out about the Commissioner's obligations under the PID Act.

Public interest disclosure officer contact directory

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Find out which PID officer you can contact if you have a public interest disclosure.

Public interest disclosure glossary

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Read more about some of the terms used in the PID Act.

Public interest disclosure resources

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Access all of our PID resources.

Page reviewed 2 July 2020