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Submission Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission, Traditional Rights and Freedoms –...

In this submission PIAC responds to the recommendations made in the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (...

29 Sep 2015
Submission Solar feed-in tariffs in NSW: Setting a fair price for prosumers

This submission responds to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART) draft report on solar feed-in...

24 Sep 2015
Book/Report PIAC Strategic Plan 2015-2018 17 Sep 2015
Submission PIAC’s submission to the NSW Law & Justice Committee Privacy Inquiry

This submission responds to the inquiry being undertaken by the Law & Justice Committee regarding remedies for...

04 Sep 2015
Submission Submission in response to the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) draft determination on...

Overall PIAC agrees with the AEMC’s new framework of separate provisions for a demand...

24 Jul 2015
Submission PIAC’s submission to the Review of Police Oversight in NSW

PIAC has welcomed the independent review of the oversight mechanisms for the NSW Police Force...

24 Jun 2015
Submission From complex fragments to competitive consumer-focused markets:

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre’s (PIAC’s) overarching conclusion is that the governance of Australian Energy...

07 May 2015
Submission PIAC’s submission to the Finance and Public Administration Committee Inquiry, Aboriginal and Torres...

This Finance and Public Administration Committee inquiry aims to identify the underlying causes of disproportionate interaction of Aboriginal and...

30 Apr 2015
Journal/Newsletter PIAC Bulletin [40] Autumn 2015 15 Apr 2015
Submission Review of Sydney Water’s Operating Licence

This submission responded to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART) draft operating licence for...

07 Apr 2015
Submission This is how we do this now:

This submission responded to the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) draft price determination for Jemena Gas Network in...

27 Mar 2015
Submission Select Committee on the Supply and Cost of Gas and Liquid Fuels in New South Wales

This letter provides PIAC’s questions taken on notice and additional information to assist the  ...

26 Mar 2015
Submission Transformation needed:

This submission focuses on Demand Management (DM) as an area of high priority for consumers and consumer advocates...

26 Mar 2015
Submission Submission to the NSW Department of Justice discussion paper, Limitation periods in civil claims...

This Discussion Paper considers whether there should be an exemption from the Limitation Act 1969 (NSW) for...

24 Mar 2015
Submission Supporting innovation in consumers’ interests:

This submission looks at the principles around consumer protections in the energy market and argues the case for a vulnerability-based approach to...

20 Mar 2015
Submission The slow re-balancing act: Submission in response to the Demand Management Incentive Scheme Rule...

Demand management needs to be part of ensuring efficient costs for consumers, which is why it was included in the National Energy Market (...

19 Mar 2015
Submission Submission to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: Redress and...

This submission responds to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse consultation paper on redress and civil ...

10 Mar 2015
Submission Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission Inquiry Traditional Rights and Freedoms -...

This submission responds to the Australian Law Reform Commission Issues Paper on Traditional rights and freedoms.

03 Mar 2015
Submission Social housing in NSW - more than a roof over our heads

This submission is in response to the discussion paper released by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services...

16 Feb 2015
Submission Regulating innovative energy selling business models under the National Energy Retail Law

Demand management needs to be part of ensuring efficient costs for consumers, which is why it was included in the National Energy Market (...

16 Feb 2015