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Type Title Description Date
Journal/Newsletter PIAC Bulletin [35] Spring 2012

To mark PIAC’s 30th anniversary, this edition of the PIAC ...

15 Sep 2012
Submission Equitable access to the essential: PIAC submission to the Senate Select Committee on Electricity...

This submission was made to the Senate Select Committee on Electricity Prices, before which PIAC also gave verbal...

14 Sep 2012
Submission Listening to homeless people - they've been saying it for a while.

This submission is in response to the Consultation Paper issued by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services,...

30 Aug 2012
Submission Treatment and care rather than crime and punishment - Apprehended Violence Orders.

PIAC’s submission to the NSW Law Reform Commission forms part of a suite of submissions on the...

30 Aug 2012
Submission NSW Law Reform Commission - Sentencing Question Papers 5-7

PIAC’s submission to the NSW Law Reform Commission’s Sentencing Question Papers 5-7...

28 Aug 2012
Submission Inquiry into potential reforms of National Security Legislation:

 

20 Aug 2012
Submission Statutory review of Graffiti Control Act 2008 (NSW)

PIAC recognises that minimising graffiti production is a widespread community concern and that the Graffiti Control Act...

16 Aug 2012
Submission Network regulation for all:

This submission responds to the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) preliminary framework and approach paper...

10 Aug 2012
Submission Fixing a Bleak House

The poor conditions and human rights violations in licensed boarding houses in NSW have previously been identified by...

09 Aug 2012
Submission Submission in response to the Exposure Draft of the Homelessness Bill 2012

In this submission, HPLS maintains the importance of a rights-based framework for legislating the recognition and...

03 Aug 2012
Book/Report Gas wholesale markets and retail competition in NSW and Victoria

Gas Wholesale Markets and Retail Competition in NSW and Victoria is a report produced by Alviss Consulting Pty Ltd and...

31 Jul 2012
Submission Reliably affordable? PIAC submission to the AEMC's Review of Distribution Reliability...

This submission is a response to the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) draft report, Review of Distribution...

11 Jul 2012
Submission NSW Law Reform - sentencing Question Papers 1-4

In May 2012, the NSW Law Reform Commission released a series of Question Papers as part of its review of the Crimes (...

04 Jun 2012
Papers - Published The Holcroft inquest: prisoners deserve more humane prison transportation

The paper deals with the 2011 NSW Inquest into the death in custody of Mark Holcroft in 2009 and the related issues...

25 May 2012
Submission Where are the gaps? Consultation paper - a new scheme for assistance with disbursements

PIAC’s submission to the Attorney General’s Department examines what types of disbursements should be...

18 May 2012
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