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About us

PIAC is an independent, non-profit law and policy organisation, dedicated to obtaining social justice for disadvantaged individuals and at the broader, systemic level.

About Us

Our objectives and strategies

PIAC works for justice for disadvantaged, marginalised and vulnerable people. We are an independent, non-profit legal centre with over three decades of experience in running test cases and leading systemic change. Detailed information on PIAC’s objectives and strategies is available in PIAC’s...

Who funds PIAC?

Funding for PIAC’s core legal work, including the Homeless Persons’ Legal Service, comes primarily from the NSW Public Purpose Fund...

History and achievements

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) was launched in July 1982. The organisation had just four staff, headed by Peter Cashman....

Awards

PIAC’s work in strategic litigation, with children and homeless people has been recognised in a number of awards. 1999 Law...

Directors

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) constitution allows for up to 12 directors who are elected annually at PIAC’s Annual...

Staff

Jonathon Hunyor commenced as PIAC CEO in August 2016 after working as the Principal Legal Officer at the North Australian Aboriginal...

Careers

All vacant positions at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) are advertised on this website. Current available positions are listed below.   Practical...

Annual reports

A full list of PIAC’s Annual reports can be found in the publications section of this site. Annual Report 2015 – 2016 Annual...

Training