legislation

Reducing the risk for consumers:

The Productivity Commission established an inquiry into gambling early in 2009, for which PIAC made a submission in April 2009.

09.12.22-PIAC-IndigenousYouthSub

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

09.10.23 Submission to the Cth AG

In this submission, PIAC provides a response to the Federal Attorney-General’s proposed changes to:(a) those parts of the Criminal Code 1995 (Cth) dealing with sedition, the definition of “terrorist a

09.10.21-PIAC sup sub to NSWLRC on GIPA

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) provided this supplementary submission in response to the NSW Law Reform Commission’s (LRC) inquiry into the administration of the Privacy and Personal In

Open ltr to N Rees 20 March 2009

PIAC coordinated a group of NGOs, including the Australian Branch of the International Commission of Jurists, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, the University of Sydney Institute of International L

09.10.20 Submission to NSW AG on LEPRA and Terrorism Act FINAL

In this submission, PIAC criticises the NSW Government’s extension of “emergency” police powers, initially enacted because of terrorism, to non-terrorism related policing of “organised crime” and biki

09.09.18 PIAC Substitute decisions

This submission is in response to the NSW Legislative Council, Standing Committee on Social Issues inquiry into substitute decision-making for people lacking capacity.

09.08.13-Lt Huxtable re Healthcare IDs

The submission expresses PIAC’s serious concerns about the policy process referred to in the paper. They are:

09.08.26-PIAC Marriage Act sub

Same sex marriage was prohibited for the first time under the last government in a discriminatory and unjustifiable change to the Marriage Act 1961 (Cth).

09.06.05-PIAC-NSWFOISub

In April 2008, the NSW Ombudsman initiated an own-motion inquiry into the NSW FOI Act. As part of this inquiry, the Ombudsman released a discussion paper.

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