Tag Archives: Whistleblower Protections


Is the whistleblower’s motive relevant?

Last week, former military lawyer David McBride was sentenced to nearly six years in prison. His crime? Passing to journalists classified military documents that exposed war crimes by Australian soldiers. In the lead up to the trial, there was a much focus on the personal character and motives of McBride....

Changes to New Zealand Whistleblower Protection Laws take effect on 1 July 2022

Long awaited changes to New Zealand’s whistleblowing protection laws will take effect on 1 July 2022 after the Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Act (New Act) received royal assent on 13 May 2022. This New Act will repeal and replace the current Protected Disclosures Act 2000 (Old Act). The purpose...

Making progress towards better whistleblower protections

This month, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services (the Committee) published its report on Whistleblower Protections. (more…)

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