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Submission The first step to realising rights:


14 Jul 2010
Submission The first step to realising rights:

While PIAC continues to assert the need for comprehensive protections for human rights in the form of a Human Rights Act...

21 Oct 2010
Submission Submission to Human Rights Consultation Committee, Victoria on a proposed Charter of Rights 17 Aug 2005
Submission Compliance with the Trade Practices Act 1974. 15 Mar 1994
Submission Australian Law Reform Commission - Review of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cwth). 14 Jul 1995
Submission Draft Civil Procedure Amendment (Supreme Court Representative Proceedings) Bill 2010

PIAC’s submission in response to the NSW Government’s draft Civil Procedure Amendment (Supreme...

10 Nov 2010
Submission Residential Tenancies Regulation 2010

In 2010, the Department of Fair Trading called for submissions on the Draft Residential Tenancies Regulation 2010 (The Regulation).

13 Oct 2010
Submission On good terms:

PIAC’s submission addresses the review of the Customer Contract for Hunter Water Corporation being undertaken by...

17 Nov 2010
Submission Submission to consultation paper on Introducing a dynamic and competitive metropolitan water...

PIAC’s submission to the NSW Government about the proposed access regime for Sydney and...

15 Jun 2006
Submission Submission to the Attorney General's Department of NSW.

PIAC believes the issue of determining capacity should be considered a mainstream legal issue that may arise from time-...

15 Jul 2006
Submission Human rights in Tasmania - In on the act

In its submission to the Tasmanian Consultation on the proposed Human Rights Charter of Rights and Responsibilities.  ...

14 Jan 2011
Submission Protecting the rights of children and young people

The submission comments on the Bill to establish the Office of Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People.

12 Jan 2011
Submission Access to personal information [and privacy law in NSW] :

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) provided this supplementary submission in response to the ...

21 Oct 2009
Submission Draft Retailer Authorisation Guideline

Under the National Energy Customer Framework, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is charged with developing a...

22 Dec 2010
Submission Exposure draft of amendments to the Acts Amendment Act 1901

PIAC made a short submission to the Attorney- General’s Department in response to the exposure draft of amendments...

02 Mar 2011
Submission Universal Periodic Review recommendations

The United Nations Human Rights Council undertook a Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Australia’s Human Rights...

04 Apr 2011
Submission Comments on the City of Sydney Drug and Alcohol Strategy 2007 - 2010

Homeless people have a high incidence of drug, alcohol and mental health problems. Because they live in public spaces they are also vulnerable to...

13 Apr 2007
Submission Review of alcohol-related violent offences

This submission responds to the NSW Sentencing Council’s request for submissions on its review of the sentencing...

15 Dec 2008
Submission Inquiry into former forced adoption policies and practices:

PIAC’s submission examines the impact of former forced removal and adoption practices on Indigenous Australians and...

07 Apr 2011
Submission Putting public interest at the heart of FOI:

On 24 March 2009, at Australia’s Right to Know Freedom of Speech Conference, Senator John Faulkner announced the government’s proposed...

19 May 2009