Woolcock Institute of Medical Research Limited (the Woolcock) takes very seriously our obligations under the Commonwealth Privacy Act (Privacy Act) to protect your personal information.
The Woolcock collects and holds only personal information that is relevant to, and reasonably necessary for, the medical research and consultations the Woolcock provides to our patients and clients.
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research Limited (the Woolcock) understands it needs to control and protect any data it requires to meet its corporate and research objectives. For this purpose, data includes, data that is acquired, developed, owned or deemed to be owned by the Woolcock.
The Woolcock’s records and information are part of its corporate and research memory and represent a vital asset to support daily functions and operations.
At the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research Limited (the Woolcock), we are guided by our core values as documented in our Code of Conduct. These values are the foundation of how we behave and interact with each other, our customers, suppliers, shareholders, and other stakeholders.
This Whistleblower Policy has been put in place to ensure employees and other persons who are engaged to perform work for the Woolcock can raise concerns regarding any serious wrongdoing (including unethical, illegal, corrupt or other inappropriate conduct) without being subject to victimisation, harassment or discriminatory treatment.
The Woolcock Institute of Medical Research aims to provide an environment where employees and all other workplace participants are treated fairly and with respect, and are free from unlawful discrimination, harassment and vilification.
The Woolcock aims to ensure that when employment decisions are made, they are based on merit, not on attributes or characteristics that an individual may possess. The Woolcock also tries to create a work environment which promotes good working relationships.