lawyers cautiously optimistic about protection


A human rights lawyer has welcomed a Commonwealth vow to guard whistleblowers, however says extra have to be completed.

Lawyer-Common Mark Dreyfus (Picture: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

A Labor transfer to strengthen whistleblower protections has been cautiously welcomed by human rights advocates.

Lawyer-Common Mark Dreyfus gave a speech this morning to an anti-corruption convention the place he vowed to introduce modifications to the Public Curiosity Disclosure Act earlier than the tip of the yr.

“This invoice will guarantee instant enhancements to the general public sector whistleblower scheme are in place earlier than the [National Anti-Corruption Commission] commences in mid-2023,” Dreyfus advised the Australian Public Sector Anti-Corruption Convention in Sydney.

Learn extra about protections for whistleblowers…

Already a subscriber? .
Or, register your e-mail handle for a FREE 21-day trial.

Share post:


More like this

Antony Blinken tells Saudis reform means improving nation’s human rights

Riyadh: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken stated...

Miss World 2023 To Be Hosted In India After Nearly 3 Decades

<!-- -->Manushi Chillar received the celebrated award in...

World Test Championship final 2023: Australia tear India apart

The customarily impenetrable Cheteshwar Pujara (14) did the...

Demand for EV mineral skyrockets, leaving miners largely overlooked

Correspondent Rachel Chason and photographer Ilan Godfrey logged...