Model public interest disclosure procedure

The Office of the Queensland Ombudsman, as the oversight agency under the PID Act, has developed the Model Public Interest Disclosure Procedure to assist agencies fulfil their legislative obligations.

Model Public Interest Disclosure Procedure (PDF 257.4KB)
Model Public Interest Disclosure Procedure (DOCX 62.4KB)

A procedure should be developed in accordance with principles set out in your agency’s Public Interest Disclosure Policy.  Your agency’s policy and procedure can be combined in a single document.  The Model Public Interest Disclosure Procedure identifies some policy principles which agencies may wish to adopt or adapt.

The Public Interest Disclosure Team at the Office of the Queensland Ombudsman provides advice and assistance to agencies in the development of procedures, including reviewing and providing written feedback on draft procedures.  You are welcome to contact the PID Team by email at

Last updated: Monday, 6 November 2023 11:14:18 AM