Public Interest Disclosure

Definition overview

1 Definition

Is a disclosure about conduct by a public officer which if proved would constitute:

  • Corrupt Conduct;
  • Maladministration;
  • Conduct that may constitute a substantial misuse of public resources;
  • Conduct that may constitute a substantial and specific danger to public health or safety or the environment or to the health or safety of a person with a disability;
  • Reprisal action against a person who has made a public interest disclosure.

2 References

USQ Defined.

3 Definition Information

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Complying with the law and observing Policy and Procedure is a condition of working and/or studying at the University.

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