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PIAC in the news.


Households facing ‘price spike’ as regulator loses key court case

May 25, 2017

‘A federal court has blocked efforts to cut power price rises which will leave households facing a ‘price spike’ that could run into hundreds of dollars a year, one consumer group has warned.’

‘If I could say one thing’ – mental health and insurance

May 3, 2017

Nearly half of us will experience a mental illness at some point in our life. Despite the prevalence of these conditions, discrimination against people with mental illness remains widespread, particularly when it comes to insurance. For years we have worked … read more

Nine News: Soaring Electricity Prices

April 27, 2017

PIAC’s Craig Memery explains how you can save money on your electricity bills.

Prominent Australians call for federal independent anti-corruption regulator

January 18, 2017

‘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.’

No support: Indigenous people with disabilities in the NT

November 17, 2016

Interview with PIAC CEO, Jonathon Hunyor, about the lack of support for Indigenous people with disabilities in the NT.

Ombudsman report reveals families struggling with gas prices in NSW

October 27, 2016

‘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.’