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).
PIAC made a submission on the National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2009 to the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration in August 2009.In this submission, PIAC expressed
This paper was presented to the National Human Rights Consultation Hearings in Canberra on 1 July 2009 as part of a panel providing ‘an overview of those who miss out and fall through the cracks of a
In this paper, presented to the NSW Young Lawyers’ ‘A Charter of Rights’ Conference, the author considered four aspects of the current situation of human rights protection in Australia: The first asp
This submission responds to the Australian Government’s announcement of a national consultation on human rights protection.
In its submission to the National Consultation, PIAC focuses on identifying the features of effective human rights protection and promotion that it considers necessary to build into any future framewo
In this submission on the Australian Labor Party (ALP) Consultation Draft National Platform 2009, PIAC provides comment on issues of public interest in which it has experience and expertise.
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 a paper to a Sydney Democracy Forum seminar, Robin Banks spoke of the need for formal human rights protection to complete the democratic jigsaw.