PIAC in the news.
‘High-profile Australians have renewed calls for a federal independent commission against corruption (ICAC) after weeks of political expenses scandals that have led to the resignation of a federal minister.’
Interview with PIAC CEO, Jonathon Hunyor, about the lack of support for Indigenous people with disabilities in the NT.
‘NSW families are struggling with growing gas bills and poor customer service, with the number of gas customers on hardship payment programs jumping by more than 50 per cent in the past year.’
The decision of a judge to dismiss a disability discrimination case which he described as a “trifle” and “nothing more than a try-on” has been overturned on appeal in a development described as a victory for the rights of people … read more
Sri Lanka is taking firm but slow steps towards ethnic and national reconciliation and in Australia, home to tens of thousands of Sri Lankans, old suspicions are being replaced by new friendships.
Gen-Y share houses face increased utility costs with power retailers set to raise prices by 10-11 per cent from July 1.
Families across the state can expect to be slugged more than $200 extra on their yearly household electricity bill, the biggest price rise in three years.
Everyone knows prices are set by the relative forces of supply and demand, right? Wrong.
Australian competition tribunal rules in favour of electricity network operators in New South Wales who claimed their costs were $5bn more than estimated.Household energy prices are set to jump in New South Wales after a tribunal overturned a regulator’s decision … read more