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Submission Ensuring effective consumer voices:

This submission proposes an integrated consumer advocacy framework, which acknowledges consumer advice and advocacy networks built by the...

20 Jul 2009
Submission Keeping connected:

On the recommendation of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART), the NSW...

31 Jul 2009
Submission Access to energy:

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales (IPART) released an Issues Paper on the Review of...

05 Aug 2009
Submission More than just a roof over our heads!

HPLS made a submission on the content of homelessness legislation to the House of Representatives Standing Committee of...

18 Aug 2009
Submission Smart Meter Customer Protection and Safety Review - Draft Policy Paper One

This paper represents the joint submission of a number of community and consumer organisations to the Council of Australian Governments (...

30 Sep 2009
Submission Re: The Report of the Clarke InquiryPIAC joint letter to the Commonwealth Attorney General...

PIAC joint letter to the Commonwealth Attorney General regarding the arrest and detention of Dr Mohamed Haneef

21 Nov 2008
Submission Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission Inquiry into Freedom of Religion and Belief in...

PIAC, together with Kingsford Legal Centre and CCLCG, made a joint submission to the...

06 Mar 2009
Submission Open letter to the NSW Government

PIAC coordinated a group of NGOs, including the Australian Branch of the International Commission of Jurists, Australian...

20 Mar 2009
Submission Submission to the NSW Attorney General on the review of the Law Enforcement (Powers and...

In this submission, PIAC criticises the NSW Government’s extension of “emergency...

20 Oct 2009
Submission Licence to bill:

In September 2009, the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales began the process of reviewing the Sydney Water operating...

27 Nov 2009
Submission Improving access through translating principles into practice:

In November 2008, PIAC made a submission in response to the Attorney General’s Report, A Strategic Framework for...

30 Nov 2009
Submission Online electricity prices

Following a workshop convened by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales (IPART) in September...

28 Sep 2009
Submission Energy efficiency and customer bills:

The Ministerial Council on Energy released a Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement on Energy Bill Benchmarking.

01 Dec 2009
Submission Improving the response to customer hardship:

In November 2009, Industry & Investment NSW invited stakeholders to comment on the draft...

09 Dec 2009
Submission A better future for Australia's Indigenous young people:

The over-representation of Indigenous juveniles in the justice system has been an issue for many years, and is a particular issue in ...

22 Dec 2009
Submission Gas price regulation:

In November 2009 the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales (IPART) released an Issues Paper as...

23 Dec 2009
Submission Homeless not houseless:

In October 2009, NSW Fair Trading released a draft Residential Tenancy Bill.

23 Dec 2009
Submission Freedom of information repackaged:

The Freedom of Information Amendment (Reform) Bill 2009 (Cth) (the FOIR Bill) and the Information Commissioner Bill 2009...

29 Jan 2010
Submission Access to energy II:

This report forms PIAC’s submission to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales (...

02 Feb 2010
Submission Supplementary submission to the NSW Legislative Council's Select Committee on the NSW Taxi...

This supplementary submission responds to the questions that were raised with Ms Simpson during the public hearing into the NSW...

22 Jan 2010