Graeme Innes

Discrimination

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

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Seminar: Equal access in the digital age, lessons from the US disability rights movement 20 Sep 2017

The AHRCentre, PIAC and the Digital Gap Initiative are proud to present a seminar with US disability rights lawyer Lainey Feingold. Date: 14 November 2017 Time: 5:30-7pm Venue: Ashurst Australia, Level 11, 5 Martin Place, Sydney RSVP: Here, for catering purposes...

Ending school uniform discrimination

30 May 2017

Following a discrimination claim against John Palmer Public School, a Sydney mum, Melissa Mibus, is calling on the NSW Department...

Government confident of winning High Court challenge against marriage survey

6 Sep 2017

‘The Government is publicly exuding confidence about its chances of winning the High Court challenge against its same-sex marriage postal...

'Costly and divisive': Same-sex marriage postal vote faces legal showdown

6 Sep 2017

‘The Turnbull government’s same-sex marriage postal vote hangs in the balance, with the High Court told that the government does not have the authority...

Third time's the charm: Liberal MPs eye another try at failed plebiscite if postal vote rejected by High Court

5 Sep 2017

‘Another bitter debate about same-sex marriage, a third attempt at the failed plebiscite, or even a backbench revolt could await the...

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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