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Type Title Description Date
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
Submission Owen Inquiry into Electricity Supply in NSW

Through the Owen Inquiry, the NSW Government is investigating the need to develop new base load electricity generation...

05 Jul 2007
Submission The case for repeal:

PIAC’s submission to this Review by the NSW Ombudsman:(a) responds to the Ombudsman...

03 Jul 2007
Journal/Newsletter Well connected [30]: 30 Jun 2007
Papers - Published Order 62A of the Federal Court rules. An untapped resource for unlawful discrimination cases 15 Jun 2007
Papers - Published More power to providers in electricity price rise 18 May 2007
Journal/Newsletter Street rights NSW [6] 15 May 2007
Journal/Newsletter PIAC bulletin [25]: 15 May 2007
Submission Review of retail gas prices in NSW 2007-2010


11 May 2007
Submission Response to the IPART Draft Determination on Electricity Pricing

This submission to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (the Tribunal) Draft Determination on Electricity Prices establishes the...

03 May 2007