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Type Title Description Date
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
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.

21 Dec 2011
Submission Restoring identity - stolen generations reparations in South Australia

The South Australian Legislative Council is currently considering the Stolen Generations Reparations Tribunal Bill 2010.

08 Dec 2011
Submission Rule change proposal - economic regulation of Network Service Providers

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

08 Dec 2011
Submission Review of Distribution Reliability Outcomes and Standards - NSW Workstream

This submission responds to the Review of NSW Distribution Reliability Outcomes and Standards.

07 Dec 2011
Papers - Published Towards a unified Equality Act: why this matters for business

Handout at joint seminar by PIAC and King & Wood Mallesons - consolidation of...

01 Dec 2011
Submission NSW Tribunals: getting the balance right.

PIAC confined its comments to two areas raised in the Issues Paper, Review of Tribunals in New South Wales:

25 Nov 2011
Submission Freeing up government information:

In November 2011, PIAC made a submission to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner in response to the...

21 Nov 2011
Submission It's time:

This submission draws on PIAC’s earlier submissions to the ALRC and the ...

17 Nov 2011
Journal/Newsletter Street Rights Edition [21] 10 Nov 2011