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Type Title Description Date
Submission Health and social services access card:

This submission outlines PIAC’s concerns about the introduction of the proposed Access Card, in particular in...

12 Jan 2007
Book/Report Australian legal system

Overview of the Australian legal system, including the way in which the legal system is part of the overall structure of government.

31 Dec 2006
Journal/Newsletter PIAC bulletin [24]: 15 Dec 2006
Journal/Newsletter Talkin' justice [2]: 15 Dec 2006
Journal/Newsletter Well connected [29]: 30 Nov 2006
Journal/Newsletter Street rights NSW [4] 27 Nov 2006
Submission Submission to the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs on the merits of a formal...

In this submission, PIAC responds to a number of questions raised in the Department of Immigration and Multicultural...

17 Nov 2006
Submission Putting the justice into social justice! Comments on the Draft Redfern-Waterloo Human Services...

Comments on the Draft Redfern-Waterloo Human Services Plan Phase Two’s The Draft Plan raises various issues confronting homeless people in...

07 Nov 2006
Submission Submission to the Review of the Mental Health Act 1990. Comment on the exposure draft of the...

This submission outlines PIAC’s perspective on the NSW Government’s exposure draft...

06 Nov 2006
Book/Report Annual report 2005 - 2006 / Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) 31 Oct 2006
Submission Submission to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal on the Review of Regulated Retail...

A submission to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal for its review of regulated electricity prices for ‘small’ users from...

15 Oct 2006
Submission Stolen wages: the unsettled debt. Submission to the Senate Stolen Wages Inquiry

PIAC submission to the inquiry into stolen wages focussed on the general elements of the injustice of stolen wages, the...

29 Sep 2006
Submission Stolen wages: the unsettled debt.

PIAC submission to the inquiry into stolen wages focussed on the general elements of the injustice of stolen wages, the...

28 Sep 2006
Submission Litigation funding - consumer protection and access to justice.

Many Australians cannot enforce breaches of their legal rights as they cannot afford the costs of litigation.

13 Sep 2006
Submission Submission to IPART's Draft Determination on Recycled Water Prices

Ongoing drought, changing community attitudes and a re-vamped industry structure are driving metropolitan water agencies in ...

15 Aug 2006
Submission Submission to Energy Reform Implementation Group

The Energy Reform Implementation Group has been established by the Council of Australian Governments to consider the need for further reforms in...

14 Aug 2006
Submission Health and social services access card: submission to Access Card Consumer and Privacy Taskforce...

PIAC’s submission into the Federal Government’s Taskforce consultation on the proposed Smart Card

28 Jul 2006
Submission Prisoners and reproductive health services:

Submission on the Correctional Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2006

28 Jul 2006
Submission Immigration detention in Australia: the loss of decency and humanity.

The Submission focuses on issues relating to the privatisation of the operations of immigration detention.

20 Jul 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