Graeme Innes

Discrimination

Promoting equality and combating discrimination are fundamental to the protection of human rights in Australia. Read More

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Latest News

Voting rights: making polling places accessible to all 24 Mar 2017

If you have a mobility disability and have had trouble accessing a polling booth in your electorate, PIAC wants to hear from you. We’re planning to take coordinated legal action to drive improvements to accessibility at polling places so that...

Many of us don't even know we have life insurance. Often it's worthless.

7 Mar 2017

Welcome news: 18C report confirms no need for substantive change

1 Mar 2017

The report of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights in relation to federal protections against racial discrimination and the...

Time to end mental health insurance discrimination

24 Feb 2017

Speaking at the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Life Insurance Industry today, the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) has called for...

Our submission on 18C

10 Feb 2017

PIAC’s CEO, Jonathon Hunyor, has appeared before the federal Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights as part of its inquiry...

About this project

PIAC protects human rights in Australia by promoting equality and combating discrimination.

Our recent work has focused on systemic discrimination against people with a disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

PIAC has had particular success working with people with a disability to achieve accessible services, such as public transport, education, insurance, media and online services. 

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