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NSW Government to rush through adoption reforms today 13 Nov 2018
The Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT (ALS) and PIAC have re-iterated their concerns about the NSW Government’s child protection and adoption reforms, which would have dire consequences for Aboriginal children and families. NSW Parliament will today consider a Bill amending the... Read More
Legal experts say proposed discrimination law amendments will fail to protect LGBT children at religious schools8 Nov 2018
In an open letter to Attorney-General Christian Porter, leading legal academics and anti-discrimination law practitioners have strongly criticised aspects of...
Urgent need for consultation on child protection changes to avoid dire consequences for Aboriginal children and families31 Oct 2018
The Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT (ALS) and the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) have joined forces to call on Members...
There is now bipartisan agreement that LGBT students in religious schools should be protected against discrimination. However, there is significant...
In October 2018, the Sri Lankan Parliament passed a bill establishing an Office for Reparations. This was one of the...
History and achievements
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) was launched in July 1982....
The Homeless Persons’ Legal Service (HPLS) provides people who are...
Energy + Water
The Energy + Water Consumers’ Advocacy Program (EWCAP) works to...
PIAC offers public training workshops and customised workshops for groups with...