Presentation at the APSAC Conference Brisbane 2009
WISE exhibited at the Australian Public Sector Anti-Corruption Conference in Brisbane in July 2009 along side the Queensland government CMC, ICAC and the Western Australian Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC) . Among the presentations was the release of the second report into Whistling while they work: Towards best Practice Whistleblowing programs in public sector organisations by Peter Roberts, Jane Olsen and A.J.Brown. A review of this report will be presented in next months newsletter.
Thank you to all the attendees who visited WISE and help provide an interesting forum for the discussion of corruption awarness and prevention.
Age discrimination may effect you from as young as 45!
In a speech to the Australian Institute of Family Studies on 6 August 2009, Commissioner for Age Discrimination, Elizabeth Broderick, emphasised the fact that age discrimination is likely to touch the lives of most people earlier than they think because the age of a 'mature worker is 45". For further details on age discrimination click here.
Increased use of our Senior Investigator Craig Sams - Indigenous issues
Craig Sams is seeing an increased call on his specialist knowledge and skills in handling investigations involving members of the indigenous community. Investigations involving indigenous people require careful handling to take account of cultural needs not well understood by non-indigenous investigators. Craig has seen a steady increase in the demand for his services through word of mouth over the past two years.
Next time you have an issue involving an indigenous person - give WISE a ring, Craig Sams works from our Canberra office and is available for work across Australia. To view Craig's profile visit our web site:www.wiseinvestigaitons.com.au/CraigSams.html
NSW Ombudsman launch Practice Manual into managing unreasonable complainant conduct