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Type Title Description Date
Book/Report Annual report 2007 - 2008 / Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) 31 Jul 2008
Submission Affordable renewables:

The Australian Government has committed to an expansion of the national mandatory Renewable Energy Target (RET) so that...

30 Jul 2008
Submission Towards humanity and decency.

In June 2008, the Federal Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Migration established an Inquiry into Immigration Detention in ...

29 Jul 2008
Submission Housing the homeless a priority?

In response to an invitation to comment to the Joint Guarantee of Service (JGOS) inquiry, the Homeless Persons’...

14 Jul 2008
Submission Flying in the face of adversity:

In April 2008 the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government released the Issues Paper: Towards a National...

27 Jun 2008
Submission Funding democracy:

Democracy benefits from having diverse views represented in parliaments, debates and campaigns.

27 Jun 2008
Submission Finding a new way home:

This submission responds to the Federal Government’s Green Paper, Which Way Home? A New Approach to Homelessness.

26 Jun 2008
Submission Time to deliver: a National Paid Parental Leave Scheme.

PIAC has made a submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Paid Maternity, Paternity and Parental leave....

24 Jun 2008
Submission Rule change proposal from Energy Users' Association of Australia WACC Parameter Values, Equity...

Submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission in support of the Energy Users’ Association of Australia proposed change to the...

20 Jun 2008
Submission The Future of Employment Services in Australia - Discussion paper

The Federal Government proposed changes to the Welfare to Work legislation in its discussion paper, ‘The Future of Employment Services in...

20 Jun 2008
Submission Proposed ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

PIAC provided a short response to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT) inquiry...

16 Jun 2008
Submission Regulating influence and access:

Lobbying is an important and influential aspect of a healthy participatory democracy but it can have a corrupting influence and damage public...

10 Jun 2008
Journal/Newsletter Well connected [32]: 31 May 2008
Submission Response to Draft Principles for Australia's Health System

In its response to the National Health and Hospital’s Reform Commission, PIAC endorses the principles in general...

30 May 2008
Journal/Newsletter Street rights NSW [10] 26 May 2008
Submission Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters Inquiry into the Conduct of the...

PIAC’s submission to the Federal Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters Inquiry into the 2007...

16 May 2008
Journal/Newsletter PIAC bulletin [27]: 15 May 2008
Journal/Newsletter Talkin' justice [3]: 15 May 2008
Submission Supplementary submission to the Inquiry into the Stolen Generations Compensation Bill

This submission was prepared in response to Senators’ questions and comments at the Inquiry’s hearing, held in Sydney on 16 April...

07 May 2008
Submission Inquiry into Children and Young People 9-14 Years in NSW

In February 2008, the Parliamentary Committee on Children and Young People established an inquiry to investigate and report on children and young...

05 May 2008