The removal of the common law right to silence through the operation of section 37 of the ICAC Act is balanced by the fact that answers given under objection cannot be used in civil, criminal or disci
The Evidence Amendment (Journalists’ Privilege) Bill 2009 (Cth), inserts a new objects clause at the beginning of the Commonwealth Evidence Act.
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) has provided a submission to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet in response to its call for comments on the draft Unified Privacy Principles
PIAC, in its brief submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration, commends the Federal Government on implementing its commitment to remove Ministerial conclusive cer
PIAC, in its submission to the …, commends the Federal Government on implementing the majority of recommendations from the Productivity Commission’s 2004 review of the Disability Discrimination Act
In April 2008, the NSW Ombudsman initiated a review of the Freedom of Information Act 1989 (NSW) (the FOI Act).
This submission was prepared in response to Senators’ questions and comments at the Inquiry’s hearing, held in Sydney on 16 April 2008.
The Federal Government proposed changes to the Welfare to Work legislation in its discussion paper, ‘The Future of Employment Services in Australia’.
The focus of this submission is PIAC’s proposal for a Stolen Generations Reparations Tribunal, developed in consultation with Indigenous communities in response to the recommendations of the Bringing
PIAC has made a brief submission to the NSW Parliamentary inquiry into the legislative prohibition on publication of the names of children involved in criminal proceedings.