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Type Title Description Date
Journal/Newsletter Street Rights NSW [19] 15 Feb 2011
Submission Human rights action plan for Australia

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

11 Feb 2011
Submission Discovery for all:

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s inquiry into discovery in the federal courts was prompted by the concerns raised about the process in the...

20 Jan 2011
Journal/Newsletter Well connected [36] 15 Jan 2011
Submission Human rights in Tasmania - In on the act

In its submission to the Tasmanian Consultation on the proposed Human Rights Charter of Rights and Responsibilities.  ...

14 Jan 2011
Submission Protecting the rights of children and young people

The submission comments on the Bill to establish the Office of Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People.

12 Jan 2011
Submission Open access:

PIAC’s submission to the review of the NSW Energy Accounts Payment Assistance (...

24 Dec 2010
Submission Draft Retailer Authorisation Guideline

Under the National Energy Customer Framework, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is charged with developing a...

22 Dec 2010
Submission Penalty notices: still not such a fine thing for vulnerable people.

This submission was made in response to the NSW Law Reform Commission Consultation Paper on Penalty Notices and builds...

17 Dec 2010
Book/Report Rough living: surviving violence and homelessness

Rough Living is a research report commissioned by the Public Interest Advocacy and produced by Dr Catherine Robinson.

15 Dec 2010
Journal/Newsletter PIAC Bulletin [32] 15 Dec 2010
Submission A rights approach:

The Productivity Commission inquiry, Australia’s Urban Water Sector, aims to identify efficiency gains that can be made in...

30 Nov 2010
Submission On good terms:

PIAC’s submission addresses the review of the Customer Contract for Hunter Water Corporation being undertaken by...

17 Nov 2010
Submission Draft Civil Procedure Amendment (Supreme Court Representative Proceedings) Bill 2010

PIAC’s submission in response to the NSW Government’s draft Civil Procedure Amendment (Supreme...

10 Nov 2010
Papers - Unpublished Delays in inquiries under the Mental Health Act: a cause for concern. Issues paper

Abstract in preparation

05 Nov 2010
Submission More information please:

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is currently developing a Retail Pricing Information Guideline.

29 Oct 2010
Submission Updating bail:

The Bail Act 1978 (NSW) has been in need of reform for many years, particularly in relation to its negative effects on...

27 Oct 2010
Submission The other side of the story: extending the protections of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth).

PIAC’s submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs welcomes many of the...

27 Oct 2010
Submission The first step to realising rights:

While PIAC continues to assert the need for comprehensive protections for human rights in the form of a Human Rights Act...

21 Oct 2010
Submission Residential Tenancies Regulation 2010

In 2010, the Department of Fair Trading called for submissions on the Draft Residential Tenancies Regulation 2010 (The Regulation).

13 Oct 2010