Griffith University whistleblowing expert A J Brown is appointed to the federal government’s expert advisory committee on whistle-blower protection. He is joined by David Chalkin from the University of Sydney Business School, plus private sector tax and governance experts. The committee is charged with establishing protections for people who blow the whistle on tax avoidance and breaches of ASIC and APRA rules.
Professor Brown is a leading scholar of public integrity and preventing corruption. In July, he reported on whistleblowing in a range of industries, including higher education – which did not do well, (http://campusmorningmail.com.au/grand-alliance-ends-atar-smoke-and-mirrors/ CMM July 5).