Practising in the Public Interest, February 2013Practising in the Public Interest, July 2013Protesting, Australian Iron & Steel. Photo Courtesy of Illawarra MercuryPractising in the Public Interest, July 2013Justice Virginia BellGraeme InnesTerry Purcell and Terry SheahanJenny Coopes cartoon
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  • 15 Aug 2014
    PIAC has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision not to proceed with proposed changes to section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, after those proposed changes were widely criticised by community leaders, experts including PIAC and the wider public.
  • 15 Aug 2014
    Roslyn Cook from PIAC’s Homeless Persons’ Legal Service (HPLS) recently represented HPLS at Hunter Homeless Connect in Newcastle.
  • 15 Aug 2014
    Earlier this year, PIAC joined the Good Service Mob, a collaboration of NSW agencies and non-government organisations that seeks to ensure members of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are aware of their rights as consumers, and the free services available to help them.
  • 15 Aug 2014
    Last night Henry Davis York and the Public Interest Advocacy Centre hosted a cocktail reception with Brenda Hollis, Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone.

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