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Type Title Description Date
Submission Let's be smart about this:

This submission responds to the NSW Government Smart Meter Task Force’s Discussion Paper.  ...

28 Feb 2013
Submission Better returns for consumers:

This submission responds to the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) Rate of Return Guideline Issues Paper.

15 Feb 2013
Submission Submission in response to Ombudsman NSW Issues Paper: Summary Offences Act 1988 Section 9:...

This submission states that HPLS remains concerned that the amendments to the...

14 Feb 2013
Submission Marking the market

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

08 Feb 2013
Submission Submission to the inquiry into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Peoples Recognition Bill 2012

PIAC’s submission to the inquiry into Aboriginal Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Bill 2012...

15 Jan 2013
Submission Aligning the pieces: consolidating a framework for equality and human rights

PIAC’s submission draws on our casework experience representing people who have suffered ...

21 Dec 2012
Submission Charting the affordable course:

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) released an issues paper in November, 2012, that outlined its...

20 Dec 2012
Submission A Mental Health Act for the 21st Century

The submission responds to the issues raised in the Discussion Paper: Issues arising under the Mental Health Act 2007 (NSW...

19 Dec 2012
Submission Review of Freedom of Information laws

Submission to statutory review of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and the Australian Information Commissioner Act ...

07 Dec 2012
Book/Report More power to you: electricity and people with physical disability

This research has highlighted that people with physical disability face four layers of disadvantage:

1. Low incomes mean struggling to...

26 Nov 2012
Submission The big picture

This submission responds to the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report, Electricity Network Regulatory Frameworks.

23 Nov 2012
Book/Report Annual report 2011 - 2012 31 Oct 2012
Submission Making every drop count

In June 2012, the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART) published an initial issues paper...

12 Oct 2012
Submission Water pressure on consumers:

In June 2012, the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART) published an initial issues paper...

12 Oct 2012
Submission NSW Law Reform Commission sentencing Question Papers 8-12

PIAC’s submission to the NSW Law Reform Commission’s Sentencing Question Papers 8-12 focuses...

18 Sep 2012
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