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Episode 10: Behind the scenes with the ROC

In our latest podcast episode we take listeners on a behind the scenes tour of the ROC. We speak to staff representing the investigations and compliance, financial reporting, and education teams to get an insight into the work they do to assist registered organisations, their branches and officers. 

You meet some of the people who work with registered organisations to:

  • Resolve compliance issues in advance of inquiries and investigations
  • Respond to whistleblower disclosures, including investigating the matter and liaising with relevant parties
  • Provide tailored advice to over 340 reporting units and their auditors to assist with financial reporting obligations
  • Publish resources which simplify compliance obligations.

The ROC is a small agency which works hard to provide both tailored assistance and general guidance to stakeholders. 

Episode highlights

1:26       The administrative team
2:41       Finance advice and assistance
4:55       How the ROC’s compliance team assists registered organisations
6:51       The education function of the ROC
9:56       How the ROC investigates whistleblower disclosures   

Episode 10 transcript


ROCpod is the official podcast of the Registered Organisations Commission. It is copyright to the Commonwealth of Australia. The opinions expressed in ROCpod are the opinions of the particular speaker and not necessarily the opinions of the Registered Organisations Commission. This information is general and is not intended to be comprehensive, it is designed to assist in gaining an understanding of the relevant provisions of the legislation, the ROC and its work. The ROC is not able to provide legal or accounting advice. For further information please see the materials on our website www.roc.gov.au or contact us at regorgs@roc.gov.au