Help us continue the fight for social justice
Asylum seeker health rights
Discrimination: mental health and insurance
Better outcomes for indigenous kids in care
Accessible public transport
A voice for people experiencing homelessness
Unlawful imprisonment of young people
Landmark challenge to reduce electricity bills
Homeless Persons’ Legal Service
How we create change
Please help us continue the fight for social justice 25 May 2018
In 2017, we ran 176 public interest cases for 165 clients, including in the High Court. At the heart of every PIAC case is a person confronted by injustice. And through our casework we expose and challenge unfair laws, policies... Read More
PIAC welcomes the Crimes Amendment (Publicly Threatening and Inciting Violence) Act 2018 (NSW), passed this week by the NSW Parliament....
Members of the Deaf community will now be able to take in major public broadcasts at the same time as...
AEMC review: stronger action needed by energy retailers and regulators to ensure that the market is working for consumers15 Jun 2018
Following the release of the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) 2018 Retail Energy Competition Review, PIAC’s Energy and Water Consumers’...
The treatment of asylum-seekers and others who enter or remain in Australia without a valid visa attracts great controversy. But...
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...