New whistleblower rules

New rules are in place and whistleblower policy requirements have taken effect.

New whistleblower rules explores the purpose behind whistleblowing, your organisation’s related obligations, ASIC’s approach to administering the new regime, and how Australia’s protocols compare with those put in place by regulators of other major financial centres.

Program Content

Learning Outcomes

What you will learn

  • The importance of whistleblowers
  • Details of Australia’s key whistleblowing reforms
  • Company obligations under the Enhancing Whistleblower Protections Act
  • The strategy organisations should follow to develop and maintain a compliant and effective whistleblower policy
  • How Australia's treatment of whistleblowing compares with the US, EU and Singapore
  • How whistleblowing obligations interact with other regulatory requirements.

Who is this course for?

  • Companies seeking to promote honesty and ethical behaviour across their business
  • Employees wanting to understand how to report misconduct and how they can expect their complaints to be dealt with
  • Leaders and managers at all levels responsible their organisation’s compliance with whistleblowing policy and whistleblower protections.

Units of Competency


Recognition of Prior Learning


You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. It will be available online for you to download and print immediately.

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