The 5 key main steps for better policy and practice in managing whistleblowing identified are:
- Recognising and assessing whistleblower disclosures, including risk assessment and skill development.
- Supporting and protecting whistleblowers, including senior management ethical leadership and behaviour reinforcement.
- Roles, responsibilities and oversight, including developing a framework that meets internal and external reporting obligations.
- The regulatory role, including active education to reinforce awareness of best practice policy approaches.
- Public interest.
For more information about each of these steps, and to read the full report, click here Clean-as-a-whistle-Key-findings-and-actions-WWTW2-December-2019.pdf (whistlingwhiletheywork.edu.au)