Shire of Mundaring is committed to the aims and objectives of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2003 (PID Act).
The PID Act enables people to make disclosures about certain types of wrongdoing within the State public sector, local government and public universities without fear of reprisal.
It aims to ensure openness and accountability in government by encouraging people to make disclosures and protecting them when they do. That is, it facilitates the disclosure of public interest information, and provides protection for those making such disclosures and those who are the subject of disclosures.
The PID Act provides a system for the matters disclosed to be investigated and for appropriate action to be taken.
A disclosure is more than a general complaint about dissatisfaction with a product or service or a decision by government, and is more than a personal grievance that can be resolved by agreement between parties. In order to be covered by the PID Act, the information needs to relate to a matter of public interest.
Shire of Mundaring has prepared Internal Procedures - Public Interest Disclosures.pdf relating to its obligations under the PID Act.
Don't be afraid to speak up - a guide for disclosers
PID code of conduct and integrity for PID Officers
PID lodgement form
PID consent to disclose identity form
For further information on making a disclosure about this Shire, contact one of our PID Officers listed below or write to:
Public Interest Disclosure Officer (Private and Confidential) 7000 Great Eastern Highway MUNDARING WA 6073.