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Episode 37: Does the ROC have jurisdiction?

In this month’s episode of ROCpod we’ll be answering the question - does the Registered Organisations Commission (ROC) have jurisdiction? The ROC monitors and enforces compliance by registered organisations, their branches, officers and employees. But not all issues that are reported to us are within the ROC’s powers.  

Episode highlights

2:44        The ROC's approach to non-compliance
2.45        The ROC's jurisdiction and the role of the Fair Work Commission and Fair Work Ombudsman
7:00        The RO Act whistleblower scheme 
12:52      Conduct outside of our jurisdiction
14:45      The regulation of industrial organisations that are not registered.  

Downloads and links

Episode 37 transcript
Episode 18: Working together to assist registered organisations
Episode 30: Whistleblower investigations: what you can expect
Whistleblower e-learning module
Whistleblower tools and resources


podcast_1 Other ROCpod episodes



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