About public interest disclosure

The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2003 (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.

A disclosure is more than a general complaint about dissatisfaction with a product or service or a decision by government, or 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.

The PID Act aims to ensure openness and accountability in government, by encouraging people to make disclosures and protecting them when they do.  It facilitates the disclosure of public interest information, and provides protection for those making such disclosures and those who are the subject of disclosures.

Public interest disclosure guidance material

The Public Sector Commission publishes numerous public interest disclosure resources for people who are, or may be, involved in a disclosure of public interest information in accordance with the PID Act.

Lodging a disclosure

To lodge a disclosure please complete and submit the following forms to the Shire:

Public Interest Disclosure Lodgement Form (PDF)

Consent to Disclosure of Identifying Information Form (PDF)

The Shire’s internal procedures for handling of a disclosure

The procedures below, outline how the Shire will meet its obligations under the PID Act.

Public Interest Disclosure - Internal Procedures (PDF)

More information and contacts

For further information on making a disclosure, contact one of the PID Officers below:

Mark Luzi
Director Statutory Services
Call: 9290 6650

Garry Bird
Director Corporate Services
Call: 9290 6647

Alternatively, you can send an email to pid@mundring.wa.gov.au or post a letter to:

Public Interest Disclosure Officer (Private and Confidential) 
7000 Great Eastern Highway

See also: Public Interest Disclosure Act 2003 (WA)

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