The new act implements significant reforms and means companies should expect greater whistleblowing activity and scrutiny. This presents not just a risk management issue, but also an opportunity for companies to enhance their corporate culture and demonstrate their commitment to integrity.
The Implementing & Managing a Successful Whistleblowing Program conference led by industry experts will address the key considerations in managing and implementing a successful whistleblower program in line with the new legislation.
Stay informed on all aspects of a whistleblowing program & the reforms including:
- Protection available to whistleblowers under the new legislation
- How you can support whistleblowers and protect them from detriment
- How to investigate disclosures that qualify for protection under the legislation
- How to ensure fair treatment of employees who are mentioned in whistleblower disclosures
All directors, heads and managers from large organisations in the private sector with responsibilities for:
- People & Culture
- Business Integrity
- Audit & Risk
- General Counsel
- Breach & Reporting
Gain essential insights on
- Successfully implementing a whistleblowing program in line with the recent legislation
- Preparing eligible recipients of whistleblower complaints
- Ensuring fair treatment of whistleblowers
- Structuring the role of a whistleblower protection officer
- Conducting an effective whistleblowing investigation
Ms Paterson is the Head of the AMP Group’s Whistleblowing Program. She is a senior legal practitioner, with extensive experience in employment and whistleblowing law and workplace investigations. Previously Ms Paterson was an Executive Manager at the CBA Group specialising in whistleblowing matters. She has significant industry experience having assumed the roles of Whistleblower Investigation Officer and Whistleblower Protection Officer at different times in her career.
Senior governance & legal executive with 17 years’ experience across various industries & top tier organisations. Currently, Group Company Secretary & Corporate Counsel at Coca-Cola Amatil. Previously Head of Secretariat & Board Governance at ANZ Wealth. Whilst at ANZ was responsible for leading a team of executives responsible for the governance, regulatory compliance & Board/Committee operations of a large corporate group incl highly regulated APRA entities.
Proven skills in corporate governance, risk management, compliance, strategic planning, relationship management, high calibre leadership & analysis skills.
Current Director experience including Financial Planning Australia Board, Audit & Risk Committee, Governance & Remuneration Committee.
Your Call is one of Australia’s leading independent whistleblowing service with over 15 years’
experience providing 24/7 speak up services to organisations of all sizes. Focused on improving
trust and cultivating a speak-up culture, Your Call blends a humanistic and compassionate service
for individuals with robust and rigorous reporting tools for organisations.
Your Call provides some of Australia’s best-known organisations with hotline and online reporting
tools, an enterprise Case Management System, eligible recipient training and whistleblowing
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Date: 26 Jun 2019 By: Criterion Content Team
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