Public Interest Disclosure

The Public Interest Disclosures Act 2002 (the Act) provides procedures and protections for public officers, such as officers and employees the Department of Health, who make disclosures about serious or significant improper conduct in the Tasmanian public sector.

The Department of Health is committed to the aims and objectives of the Act and does not tolerate improper conduct by its officers and employees or detrimental action against those who come forward to disclose such conduct.  All reasonable steps will be taken to protect people who make disclosures and to afford natural justice to all parties involved in any investigation.

Officers and employees of the Department of Health can refer to the Public Interest Disclosure Procedure, Public Interest Disclosure Form or Ombudsman’s website for information about making and managing disclosures.

Contractors and members of the public can refer to the Ombudsman’s website

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