Project Highlights

Towards Truth

Towards Truth is a collaborative project to provide practical, foundational support for the truth-telling process called for in the Uluru Statement from the Heart. The initiative is a partnership between PIAC and the Indigenous Law Centre (ILC) at the University … read more

The Suspect Targeting Management Plan

In November 2017, together with the Youth Justice Coalition (YJC), PIAC released a report considering the impact on young people of the Suspect Targeting Management Plan (STMP), a NSW Police policy which aims to prevent crime by targeting recidivist offenders. … read more

The Indigenous Child Protection Project

We know that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children flourish when they are safe and connected to their culture, families and communities. The Indigenous Child Protection Project (ICPP) will tackle the systemic barriers that are preventing this from happening. The … read more

Returning Stolen Wages

PIAC has worked effectively with Aboriginal people in NSW to recover ‘stolen wages’: wages, allowances and pensions held in trust by the NSW Government between 1900 and 1969 but never paid out. PIAC was a leading voice in lobbying the … read more

Reparations for the Stolen Generations

PIAC has worked for decades alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to seek justice for members of the Stolen Generations. This has included advocating for a reparations scheme. In late June 2016 a Standing Committee of the NSW Legislative … read more

Policing in Aboriginal communities

PIAC’s Indigenous Justice Project, generously supported by law firm Allens, has sought to reduce the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in detention through strategic litigation in relation to police powers. PIAC challenges police practice in dealing with Aboriginal … read more

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