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Type Title Description Date
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
Submission Investing in the community: submission to the NSW Government review of legal assistance services to...

This submission by PIAC identifies the need for adequate funding to the non-government sector to manage effective...

28 Oct 2011
Submission Comment re Low Income Energy Efficiency Program: design options

PIAC welcomes the introduction of the Low Income Energy Efficiency Program, an initiative developed to assist low-income...

21 Oct 2011
Submission Access to water:

Sydney Water Corporation has proposed an increase of 15.1% above inflation for water prices over the next determination period from 1 July...

19 Oct 2011
Book/Report Annual report 2010 - 2011 15 Oct 2011
Submission Vote YES to end racial discrimination:

The Australian Government is committed to holding a national referendum on constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

30 Sep 2011
Submission Submission to Retailer of Last Resort and Operator of Last Resort arrangements under the Water... 30 Sep 2011
Journal/Newsletter PIAC Bulletin [33] 15 Sep 2011
Submission Solar feed-in tariffs:

This submission focuses on two interrelated areas, retail competition and form of regulation in response to issues outlined in the Independent...

09 Sep 2011
Submission Regulating prices for consumers, with consumers

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of NSW (IPART) engaged an external consultant...

31 Aug 2011
Submission National Human Rights Baseline Study: submission by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre

The Federal Government launched ‘Australia’s Human Rights Framework’ in 2010, in response to the national inquiry into human rights ...

31 Aug 2011
Submission Maximising consumer benefits:

The objective of the current review is to identify opportunities for consumers on the demand side and those on the supply side.

26 Aug 2011