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Type Title Description Date
Submission In who's interest?

This submission responds to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART) draft report, Review of...

20 May 2013
Submission Better incentives, better outcomes

This submission responds to the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) Expenditure Incentives Guidelines Issues Paper...

10 May 2013
Submission Determining a value of customer reliability

In March 2013, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) began a review to determine regional-specific values of...

10 May 2013
Submission Getting closer: improving rights for all of us.

This submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs draws on PIAC’s casework...

29 Apr 2013
Journal/Newsletter PIAC Bulletin [36] Autumn 2013 15 Apr 2013
Book/Report Cut Off III: the social impact of utility disconnection

This is the third research-based report by PIAC on electricity, gas and water disconnections for NSW...

14 Apr 2013
Submission Proposal for a National Energy Advocacy Body: Directions Paper

12 Apr 2013
Submission Response to the Proposal for a National Energy Consumer Advocacy Body Directions Paper. Energy...

This submission is in response to the Proposal for a National Energy Consumer Advocacy Body Directions Paper by Dr Tamblyn and...

12 Apr 2013
Submission Response to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal's (IPART) draft report on prices...

This submission responds to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART) draft prices for water,...

09 Apr 2013
Submission Securing better outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in superannuation

In partnership with the Anti Discrimination Board (ABD) and the National Congress of Australia’s First People (National...

05 Apr 2013
Submission Seeking better outcomes:

This submission responds to the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) Expenditure Forecast Assessment Guidelines...

20 Mar 2013
Submission Value of a justice reinvestment approach to criminal justice in Australia:

This submission focuses on the need to ensure the diversion of people who are homeless, those with a mental illness or cognitive disability, and...

18 Mar 2013
Submission Response to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal's (IPART) draft report on prices...

This submission responds to the NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART...

15 Mar 2013
Submission Regulating racial vilification in NSW:

This submission to the Legislative Council Standing Committee on Law and Justice Inquiry into racial vilification laws in NSW...

08 Mar 2013
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