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Submission PIAC submission to the First Exposure Draft legislation of the National Energy Customer Framework

The Council Of Australian Governments’ Ministerial Council on Energy has released the First Exposure Draft legislation for the National Energy...

12 Jun 2009
Book/Report Restoring identity.

The Moving forward national consultation project included a consultation process and research during 2001 and 2002, conducted by...

15 Jun 2009
Journal/Newsletter Street rights NSW [14] 15 Jun 2009
Submission Realising rights:

In its submission to the National Consultation, PIAC focuses on identifying the features of effective human rights...

15 Jun 2009
Submission Our rights matter! The voices of those who are or have been homeless in Sydney.

This submission responds to the Australian Government’s announcement of a national consultation on human rights protection.

15 Jun 2009
Papers - Unpublished Protecting human rights in Australia:


The Public Interest Advocacy Centre and David Pope of Scratch...

27 Jun 2009
Book/Report Carbon & Consumers:

In early 2009 the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) brought together academic, community, industry, and government...

30 Jun 2009
Journal/Newsletter Well connected [34]: 30 Jun 2009
Book/Report A question of balance: principles, contracts and the government-not-for-profit relationship

For over a year the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC), the Social Justice & Social...

01 Jul 2009
Papers - Published The adequacy of human rights protection and impact of gaps

This paper was presented to the National Human Rights Consultation Hearings in Canberra on 1 July 2009 as part of a panel providing ‘an...

01 Jul 2009
Submission Putting healthcare rights to work:

The submission is made to the exposure draft of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law 2009.(the draft Bill) The exposure draft sets out...

17 Jul 2009
Submission Ensuring effective consumer voices:

This submission proposes an integrated consumer advocacy framework, which acknowledges consumer advice and advocacy networks built by the...

20 Jul 2009
Book/Report Annual report 2008 - 2009 / Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) 31 Jul 2009
Submission Keeping connected:

On the recommendation of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART), the NSW...

31 Jul 2009
Submission Access to energy:

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales (IPART) released an Issues Paper on the Review of...

05 Aug 2009
Submission A step in the human rights direction: Submission on the National Security Legislation Monitor Bill...

PIAC made a submission on the National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2009 to the Senate Standing Committee on...

07 Aug 2009
Submission Healthcare identifiers and privacy:

The submission expresses PIAC’s serious concerns about the policy process referred to in the paper. They are...

13 Aug 2009
Submission More than just a roof over our heads!

HPLS made a submission on the content of homelessness legislation to the House of Representatives Standing Committee of...

18 Aug 2009
Submission Balancing information, privacy and accessibility:

PIAC welcomed the opportunity to contribute to the discussion about Government 2.0 and its implementation in ...

24 Aug 2009
Submission Inquiry into the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2009 (Cth)

Same sex marriage was prohibited for the first time under the last government in a discriminatory and unjustifiable change to the Marriage Act...

26 Aug 2009