legislation

Updating bail

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.

The other side of the story

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

Oversight of boarding houses

HPLS’ submission focuses on services targeting or available to residents of licensed residential centres (LRCs), otherwise known as licensed boarding houses.  These services are provided or

Health care rights for older Australians

The submission to the Australian Productivity Commission inquiry into aged care considers the impact of regulation and competition on high care services in residential aged care.

The first step to realising rights

REPLACED BY VERSION WRITTEN BY EDWARD SANTOW, LOUIS SCHETZER, BRENDA BAILEY DATED 21 OCTOBER 2010  9 PAGES - SE

PIAC response to the AER’s Issues Paper

The National Energy Customer Framework is expected to require that the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) to be responsible for compliance with the National Energy Retail Law (NERL) and National Ene

Boarding house residents’ rights

PIAC’s submission highlights the areas where the proposed Youth and Community Service Regulation 2010 (NSW), does not meet the human rights standards in the United Nations’ Convention

10.03.11 PIAC Sub NECF2

This submission forms the response of PIAC to the Ministerial Council on Energy’s Second Exposure Draft of the National Energy Retail Law, National Energy Retail Regulations and the National Energy Re

10.01.29-PIAC-sub re Cth FOI reforms

The Freedom of Information Amendment (Reform) Bill 2009 (Cth) (the FOIR Bill) and the Information Commissioner Bill 2009 (the IC Bill)(Cth), were tabled by the Federal Government in November 2009 and

09.12.23 PIAC sub-RT Bill

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

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