This whistleblower policy covers what whistleblowing and who the whistleblower is and provides guidelines for the professional standards required within your organisation. It deals with the standards of behaviour and procedure expected when your people are dealing with unlawful activities carried out by employees, contractors, volunteers, customers, and suppliers.
This whistleblower policy template can be adapted to meet the specific needs of your organisation. You can change as little or as much of the content as you like. Some sections may be governed by state and federal legislation. It is important that you seek your HR or legal advice, maintain this policy as legislation changes and adjust it to meet your requirements.
This whistleblower policy template is suitable for all your employees, contractors, and volunteers. Once you have adjusted the whistleblower policy template to meet the specific requirements of your organisation you can deliver it to new starters at induction and as refresher training on a regular basis.
The following topics are covered in this whistleblower policy:
This whistleblower policy will take approximately five minutes to complete.
The following learning outcomes will be achieved on completion of this whistleblower policy:
Once all employees, contractors and volunteers have completed your whistleblower policy, the following business outcomes will be achieved for your organisation:
This whistleblower policy can be uploaded and assigned to your staff via the Safeguard by Sentrient online workplace compliance system or Staffwise by Sentrient human resource management platform. It is best to accompany your whistleblower policy with workplace relations and safety training, such as the Sentrient online workplace compliance courses on equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment and workplace bullying, and work health and safety.