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Type Title Description Date
Submission Meeting the continuing challenge of affordability:

IPART’s draft determination for regulated retail electricity prices from 1 July 2012, sets out an average price...

10 May 2012
Journal/Newsletter PIAC Bulletin [34] 01 May 2012
Submission Review of NSW's Victims Compensation Scheme

In August 2011, the NSW Attorney General announced an independent assessment of the Victims Compensation Scheme with a...

30 Apr 2012
Submission Outsourcing Government Community Service Delivery

In March 2012, the NSW the Legislative Assembly Committee on Community Services announced an inquiry into the devolution...

27 Apr 2012
Submission A fair comparison: PIAC submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry, Electricity Network...

The Productivity Commission is undertaking an Inquiry into electricitynetwork regulation.

23 Apr 2012
Submission National Electricity Amendment (Economic Regulation of Network Service Providers) Rule 2012

This submission outlines PIAC’s response to the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (...

16 Apr 2012
Submission What’s sex got to do with it? Submission to the Standing Committee on Legal & Constitutional...

On 8 February 2012, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young presented a private member’s bill, the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2010 (the Hanson-Young Bill...

02 Apr 2012
Submission OPCAT - preventative, proactive and non-punitive.

The submission supports Australia’s ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading...

30 Mar 2012
Submission What’s sex got to do with it? Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal...

On 8 February 2012, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young presented a private member’s bill, the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2010 (the Hanson-Young Bill...

29 Mar 2012
Submission Complementary modernisation: options to address the issue of affordability in the Energy White Paper

PIAC’s submission in response to the Australian Government’s draft Energy White Paper argues that the issue...

16 Mar 2012
Submission Embracing equality. Submission to the NSW Attorney General on the Consolidation of Commonwealth...

The NSW Attorney General sought community feedback on the proposed consolidation of Commonwealth anti-discrimination...

14 Mar 2012
Submission National Human Rights Action Plan Exposure Draft: submission by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre

In December 2011, the Australian Government released the National Human Rights Action Plan Exposure Draft.

05 Mar 2012
Journal/Newsletter Street Rights Edition [22] 29 Feb 2012
Submission Power to the people: energy supply and improving the governance of residential parks in NSW

PIAC made this submission in response to the Fair Trading NSW discussion paper Improving...

24 Feb 2012
Submission Review of NSW Government Procurement Discussion Paper

In January 2012, the NSW Department of Finance and Services released a discussion paper, Review of...

23 Feb 2012
Submission Improving healthcare rights through better complaints systems and advocacy.

The submission mounts a case for the re-establishment of a healthcare advocacy service in NSW, as well as a more...

10 Feb 2012
Papers - Published The criminalisation of conduct: Indigenous youth in the criminal justice system

01 Feb 2012
Submission Improving access to equality:

PIAC’s submission to the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department regarding the consolidation of...

01 Feb 2012
Submission Solar feed-in tariffs:

PIAC made this submission in response to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART...

30 Jan 2012
Submission Comments on the Ten-Year Roadmap for National Mental Health Reform

In January 2012, the Federal Government released the draft Ten-Year Roadmap for National Mental Health Reform.

30 Jan 2012