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High Court challenge: SSM postal survey

In September 2017 PIAC challenged in the High Court the decision of the Commonwealth government to hold a postal survey...

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...

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...

Asylum Seeker Health Rights Project

PIAC’s Asylum Seeker Health Rights Project seeks to ensure basic minimum standards for medical and mental health care for asylum...

Christmas Island detention centre fencing

Mental health and insurance

Nearly half of the Australian population will experience a mental illness in their life. Despite the prevalence of mental health conditions, discrimination...

Access to public transport

In 2011, the Australian Bureau of Statistics found that 1.2 million Australians with a disability had difficulty using public transport. Without...

Clinic times & locations

The Homeless Persons’ Legal Service (HPLS) provides free legal advice and assistance through our network of clinics. We provide advice...


The StreetCare group, established in 2009, brings together a diverse group of people with experiences of homelessness: men, women, young...

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