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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

Great news for girls! An end to school uniform discrimination in NSW

August 10, 2018

In this edition Great news for girls! An end to school uniform discrimination in NSW; Mental Health Matters Forum; Homelessness Week 2018; Human Rights Awards 2018: deadline extended

Forum: Mental health matters

July 12, 2018

In this edition: Forum: Mental health matters; ‘In Poor Health’: the case for urgent reform for asylum seekers denied medical care; TV networks to make sure Deaf community included in major announcements; Thank you for sharing our passion for social … read more

Please help us continue the fight for social justice

June 12, 2018

In this edition: Please help us continue the fight for social justice; ‘In Poor Health’: report on health care in immigration detention out tomorrow; Sri Lanka conflict mapping project enters phase two; Time for recognition: Uluru Statement from the Heart; … read more

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