All staff, volunteers, contractors and partners who are aware of possible wrongdoing have a responsibility to disclose that information
Complaints of a serious nature including those related to fraud, theft, corruption, sexual misconduct or criminal behaviour can be made via the whistleblowing Hotline reporting form found on DAISI’s website.
a Whistleblower is a member of staff, volunteer, contractor or partner who reports suspect wrongdoing, including suspicion of fraud, misuse of resources, neglect of duties or a risk to health and safety.
- All DAISI staff, members, volunteers, and partners should be made aware of the whistleblowing hotline for reporting complaints of a serious nature related to fraud, theft, corruption, sexual misconduct, or criminal behaviour.
- DAISI will guarantee that staff and volunteers who in good faith disclose perceived wrongdoing via the whistleblowing hotline will be protected from adverse employment consequences.
- DAISI must guarantee the establishment of a fair and impartial investigative process in response to al whistleblowing complaints.
- DAISI’s Chair and CEO must be made aware of any whistleblowing complaint within 48 hours.
- Whistleblowing complaints must be discussed at the Board/Executive Officer level with Quorum attendance within 30 days of the complaint being made, with a reply given to the complainant within 30 days.
- Whistleblowing complaints that are of a criminal nature occurring outside Australia must be reported to the Australian Federal Police.
- Whistleblowing complaints that are of a criminal nature occurring inside Australia must be reported to the Australian Police in the state or territory where the alleged offence took place.
- Whistleblowing complaints that are of a criminal nature or that represent potential professional misconduct or that invoke mandatory reporting laws, must be made to the relevant regulatory body, college or society.