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Responsible Officer Training

All responsible officers appointed under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2018 (PID Act) are required to undertake Responsible Officer Training.

Responsible officers play an important role in administering the PID Act.

Responsible officers' duties include receiving disclosures of public interest information, making recommendations to principal officers in relation to disclosures, and advising fellow staff about the public interest disclosure scheme.

Who can apply?

This training is ONLY available for public officers who have been appointed responsible officers under the PID Act.

The Public Interest Disclosure Regulations 2019 require that persons designated as responsible officers must complete this course which has been approved by the Commissioner.

What will the training include?

The 2.5 hour training course will address:

  • the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2018
  • our Public Interest Disclosure Guidelines
  • the role of responsible officers in the scheme
  • appropriate handling and protection of informants
  • cultures of disclosure in public administration

How to register to attend?

Metropolitan

Initially we will be conducting six training sessions which will be held at Flinders University Victoria Square on:

  • Wednesday, 17 July 2019 - 9:30am - 12pm - at capacity
  • Wednesday, 24 July 2019 - 9:30am - 12pm - at capacity
  • Wednesday, 7 August 2019 - 9:30am - 12pm - at capacity
  • Wednesday, 21 August 2019 - 9:30am - 12pm
  • Wednesday, 4 September 2019 - 9:30am - 12pm
  • Wednesday, 18 September 2019 - 9:30am - 12pm

We may offer additional sessions in Adelaide to accommodate demand, and will update this page accordingly.  

Regional

  • Mt Gambier - Monday, 22 July 2019 - 9:30am - 12pm
  • Riverland - Friday, 9 August 2019 - 9:30am - 12pm
  • Port Lincoln - Friday, 16 August 2019 - 9:30am - 12pm
  • Port Augusta - Friday, 30 August 2019 - 9:30am - 12pm

These locations are yet to be finalised and are subject to change. To assist us with catering and training requirements, please register your interest for a regional session.

If you are an appointed responsible officer register to attend a session today.

REGISTER TO ATTEND ADELAIDE TRAINING 

REGISTER TO ATTEND Mt Gambier TRAINING REGISTER TO ATTEND Riverland TRAINING 

REGISTER TO ATTEND Port Lincoln TRAINING REGISTER TO ATTEND Port Augusta TRAINING 

 

What to prepare for the training?

Participants will be expected to have read the PID Act and our Public Interest Disclosure Guidelines.

Before attending this training participants should also have completed the online Public Interest Disclosure training course which will be available on the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment's website.

Participants must also have completed the general ICAC awareness and obligations training. 

If you have not undertaken general ICAC training you are invited to complete our online induction course, or attend a general awareness seminar offered by the Commissioner.