Whistleblower Policy


The University of Adelaide (the University) is committed to a culture of integrity and accountability and systems that support transparency in decision-making, good governance and ethical behaviour.

This Policy supports the disclosure by individuals of wrongdoing occurring within the University so that appropriate action can be undertaken. The University will treat all information disclosed in a confidential manner (so far as the circumstances permit), conduct a fair and objective investigation and take appropriate remedial steps or notify relevant authorities.

RMO File No. 2015/1614
Policy custodian Vice-Chancellor and President
Responsible policy officer General Counsel
Approved by University Council on 24 August 2015
Related Policies Fraud and Corruption Control Policy & Plan http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies/2803/
Related legislation Whistleblower Protection Act 1993 (SA)
Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (SA)
Effective from 24 August 2015
Review Date 30 June 2018
Contact for queries about the policy General Counsel, telephone 8313 6080

Printed copies of these documents may not be up to date. Please refer to the University Policy and Procedures website for the latest version.