Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Report wrongdoing (whistleblowing)

You are encouraged to make a report when you have reasonable grounds to suspect wrongdoing in relation to the University, such as:

  • fraud
  • corruption
  • illegal activities
  • a breach of Commonwealth or NSW legislation
  • unethical behaviour
  • potential damage to the public, the environment or the financial system
  • reprisal against a person who has made a report
  • an attempt to conceal or delay a disclosure of wrongdoing.

Legal protection

Relevant reports may be provided with specific legal protection under the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994 and/or Part 9.4AAA of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).

Making a report

Prior to making a report, please ensure you read and understand the Whistleblowing (Reporting Wrongdoing) Policy and supporting procedures and guidelines.

You can make a report by:

Reports will be managed by University staff in accordance with policy. Reports to the hotline can be made anonymously.

Alternatively, you can make a report directly to one of the University’s Nominated Disclosure Officers outlined in the Whistleblowing (Reporting Wrongdoing) Policy.