Public Interest Disclosure for Governance Officers - eLearning Course

We provide a range of nationally recognised qualifications (local government specific) and council-specific non-accredited short courses as well as other professional development training options.

Who should Attend?

Our PID for Governance Officers eLearning program has been developed for Governance Officers whose daily tasks include ensuring accountability, transparency, legislative compliance and alignment with council’s strategic objectives.

Learning Outcomes

This program provides a clear outline of Public Interest Disclosures and the procedures relating to making a PID,the PID Act 2010 and responsibilities of individuals and the organisation with regards to managing the PID process.

eLearning Summary

Peak’s eLearning course provides further technical details of the PID and how to manage a PID within council.

eLearning Course details

eLearning Course Topics
What Is A Public Interest Disclosure?
Introduction to PID and the PID Act 2010 (the Act)
What happens after a PID submission?
The Purpose Of The Act
The Act- reviewed
PID Procedures
Benefits of PIDs
Consequences of not disclosing
Risks of poorly managed PIDs
How common are PIDs?
Fundamental requests to make a PID
What is a valid PID?
Proper Authority
Legislation, standards and procedures
Making a PID (prior, reporting, after submmissions)
When no action is required
PID Protections
Zero harm work environment
Absent from work process
Roles And Responsibilities
Queensland Ombudsman’s Role in PIDs
Ombudsman procedures
Obligations to Councils
Rights to Appeal
False or misleading information (Penalties)
Review of PID
Assessment (10 Multiple Choice Questions)
Learning Checks’ appear at the end of each chapter to ensure uptake of the content knowledge.
This online course has been developed by Peak Services. Courses can be delivered via your own Learning Management System or by access to the course on our LMS. Certificates of completion can be printed on successful completion of your online training program.
Duration & location
Approximately 60 minutes.


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