The AEC is committed to the highest standards of ethical and accountable conduct. To this end, the AEC encourages public officials to report suspected or probable illegal conduct or other wrongdoing in accordance with the Public Disclosure Act 2013 (PID Act).
Public officials include:
The AEC will take steps to ensure that those who make, or who are considering making a disclosure under the PID Act are properly supported and protected from any adverse consequence relating to the disclosure.
If you are not a public official and wish to make a compliant or provide feedback about the AEC, please make a complaint or provide feedback.
Where a public official is considering making a disclosure, they should, in the first instance, contact one of the AEC’s Authorised Officers to get information about making a PID under the PID Act.
In the first instance, you may wish to contact the Assistant Commissioner, Corporate Services, who is an Authorised Officer, on (02) 6271 4764.
The AEC’s other Authorised Officers are the:
PIDs can be made by a public official. This includes:
PIDs can be made orally or in writing:
You can also report anonymously, however:
Read more about our PID Procedures and how we manage a disclosure.