PIAC supports a ‘human rights approach’ as a means of fostering a fair, just and democratic society. This submission assesses the operation and impact of the Charter.
Studies in Australia and internationally have consistently documented that people experiencing homelessness report a horrendous and disproportionate level of victimisation, including repeated exper
PIAC made a short submission to the Attorney- General’s Department in response to the exposure draft of amendments to the Acts Interpretation Act 1901(Cth)(AIA).
In its submission to the Tasmanian Consultation on the proposed Human Rights Charter of Rights and Responsibilities. PIAC focuses on identifying the features of effective human r
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In 2010, the Department of Fair Trading called for submissions on the Draft Residential Tenancies Regulation 2010 (The Regulation).
PIAC’s submission in response to the NSW Government’s draft Civil Procedure Amendment (Supreme Court Representative Proceedings) Bill 2010 welcomes the proposal for a comprehensive representative p
While PIAC continues to assert the need for comprehensive protections for human rights in the form of a Human Rights Act, PIAC welcomes the fact that the Bills adopt a more expansive interpretation
The Bail Act 1978 (NSW) has been in need of reform for many years, particularly in relation to its negative effects on young people and Indigenous people.
PIAC’s submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs welcomes many of the amendments contained in the Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill