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LECC hearings scrutinise excessive, invasive home visits by NSW Police

September 11, 2019

In this edition: LECC hearings scrutinise excessive, invasive home visits by NSW Police; Religious Discrimination Bill misses the mark; Australia Reimagined – public forum; Media skills workshop with Tim Brunero – 22 October; Australian Government Solicitor wins Pro Bono Law … read more

Youth justice: time to raise the age

August 7, 2019

In this edition: Youth justice: time to raise the age; A fairer NDIS; Law reform: supporting survivors of domestic violence; Health care and human rights seminar with the Kirby Institute; Homelessness Week 2019; Announcing PIAC’s new Principal Solicitors; Opinion: demand … read more

World Hepatitis Day seminar with the Hon Michael Kirby

July 15, 2019

In this edition World Hepatitis Day seminar with the Hon Michael Kirby; Sri Lanka conflict mapping report shared with stakeholders in Geneva; Mental Health discrimination: welcome progress on travel insurance; Asylum seekers held in prison-like conditions for record periods; Vale … read more

Hepatitis C treatment secured for onshore detainees

May 3, 2019

In this edition: Hepatitis C treatment secured for onshore detainees; Opinion: Who’s afraid of advocacy?; Tragedy in Sri Lanka; Electricity determination important step to keep energy prices down for NSW; Missed opportunity: AER decision on Default Market Offer prices

2019 Social Justice Dinner – thank you!

March 22, 2019

In this edition: 2019 Social Justice Dinner – thank you!; Reducing financial vulnerability: scheme helps over 60,000 people; Challenge continues to excessive bail compliance checks; A win for children leaving out-of-home-care; Homelessness: more people street sleeping in inner Sydney

PIAC Welcomes passage of MedEvac Bill

February 15, 2019

In this edition PIAC Welcomes passage of MedEvac Bill; Virginia Trioli to speak at 2019 Social Justice Dinner; NSW Government plan will improve access to solar; Federal Government must fix gaping hole in the Disability Discrimination Act; Using technology to … read more

Commonwealth Bank to improve accessibility of ‘Albert’ EFTPOS machines

January 24, 2019

In this edition Commonwealth Bank to improve accessibility of ‘Albert’ EFTPOS machines’; 2019 Social Justice Dinner; Hearing next week on excessive and invasive police checks; Religious Freedom Review – LGBT students left waiting; Welcom Chadwick Wong and Maddy Humphreys

Police powers: hearing today on excessive ‘bail compliance checks’

November 29, 2018

In this edition Police powers: hearing today on excessive ‘bail compliance checks’; Report: Utility disconnections hitting struggling families hardest; Senate Inquiry Recommends Protection for LGBT Students; Child protection reforms pass NSW Parliament; Thanks Macquarie Bank!; 2019 Social Justice Dinner – … read more

Explainer: The Ruddock Review and LGBT students and teachers

October 23, 2018

In this edition Explainer: The Ruddock Review and LGBT students and teachers; Calls for greater transparency and accountability for secret ‘STMP’ policing policy; Sri Lanka: new transitional justice mechanism bill on reparations passed; Litigating for change seminar – thank you!; … read more

Insurers appalling response to mental illness: Banking Royal Commission

September 21, 2018

In this edition Insurers appalling response to mental illness: Banking Royal Commission; Free legal clinic opens at Raymond Terrace; Consumer engagement: How do the energy distributors stack up?; Disability advocacy organisations need secure, long-term funding; Macquarie Foundation Staff Awards; Practical … read more

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