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Type Title Description Date
Journal/Newsletter Street rights NSW [8] 12 Nov 2007
Submission AEMC review of the effectiveness of competition in electricity and gas retail marketing in Victoria

The Australian Energy Marketing Commission is conducting a review of the effectiveness of competition in the Victorian electricity and gas ...

09 Nov 2007
Papers - Unpublished Nothing more than chicken feed:

Crisis Payment is one-off financial assistance provided to individuals who are experiencing severe financial hardship and are already receiving an...

07 Nov 2007
Submission Red tape reduction in the Office of State Revenue. Submission

In its response to the Office of State Revenue’s (OSR) invitation to make comments to their Red Tape Reduction...

02 Nov 2007
Papers - Published Control at what cost? The psychological impact of incarceration in the Supermax

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24 Oct 2007
Submission Submission to IPART's review of prices for Sydney Water Corporation 2008-2012

Sydney Water Corporation (SWC) is seeking significant rises to residential water bills, in order to pay for lost revenue...

19 Oct 2007
Book/Report Public Interest Advocacy Centre 25 years: 1982-2007 15 Oct 2007
Submission Australia's third periodic report to the Committee Against Torture NGO report addendum

PIAC has contributed to and endorsed an addendum to the NGO Report (a Shadow Report) in...

09 Oct 2007
Submission Matching rights with remedies: a statutory cause of action for invasion of privacy.

In its response to the NSW Law Reform Commission’s Consultation Paper 1 on a review of privacy laws,...

03 Oct 2007
Submission The effectiveness of fines as a sentencing option:

In its response to the New South Wales Sentencing Council Interim Report, The Effectiveness of Fines as a Sentencing Option: Court-imposed...

02 Oct 2007
Submission Retailer of Last Resort supply fee for small retail customers

When an electricity retailer in NSW withdraws from the market, all of their residential customers are automatically...

27 Sep 2007
Submission Joint consumer group supplementary submission to the Productivity Commission Review of Consumer...

Joint submission prepared by Consumers Federation of Australia, Care Inc Financial Counselling Service, Consumer Action Law Centre, Consumer...

25 Sep 2007
Submission Submission on the NSW Renewable Energy Bill

In June 2007, the NSW Government introduced the Renewable Energy Bill (NSW) 2007 into...

13 Sep 2007
Submission Protecting rights - enhancing communities - submission to the Western Australian inquiry into a... 31 Aug 2007
Journal/Newsletter Street rights NSW [7] 27 Aug 2007
Submission Flight closed. Report on the experiences of people with disabilities in domestic airline travel in...

In 2006 and 2007, PIAC worked with a number of key disability advocacy groups and individuals across Australia on the...

15 Aug 2007
Submission Water Industry Competition Act - Regulations consultation paper

In NSW, traditionally the service provision of water has been operated by government owned monopolistic water ...

09 Aug 2007
Book/Report Annual report 2006 - 2007 / Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) 31 Jul 2007
Book/Report Promoting the ratification and implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of...

On 27 and 28 June 2007 PIAC conducted a national workshop for the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission on the...

25 Jul 2007
Book/Report Report to the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission on the Workshop on Promoting the...

This background paper was initially compiled to assist people who attended a HREOC workshop held on 27 and 28 June 2007...

24 Jul 2007