Archive of posts tagged 'governance'

Annual Report 2017-2018

November 15, 2018

Victory for public access to Crown Land: Talus St Reserve case settles

February 23, 2018

Five years of litigation over the management of Talus St Reserve in Naremburn has finally settled, ending a case that highlights widespread systemic issues with the use and management of Crown Land in NSW. The case was brought by members … read more

AEMC Strategic Priorities 2017

October 11, 2017

PIAC responded to the AEMC Strategic Priorities Discussion Paper. PIAC’s view is that energy is an essential service that should be affordable for everyone, and it is possible, and necessary, to reduce average household energy bills by 25% by 2025. … read more

PIAC’s submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission religious freedom roundtable

October 7, 2015

This submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s (AHRC) ‘Religious Freedom Roundtable’ comments on how freedom of religion is protected in Australia. PIAC notes that while there are few government laws and regulations which inhibit the freedom, restrictions, when they … read more

Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission, Traditional Rights and Freedoms – Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws Interim Report

September 29, 2015

In this submission PIAC responds to the recommendations made in the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (ALRC) Interim Report for the Freedoms Inquiry. The Terms of Reference for the inquiry require the ALRC to identify Commonwealth laws that encroach on ‘traditional … read more

Social housing in NSW – more than a roof over our heads

February 25, 2015

This submission is in response to the discussion paper released by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services in November 2014, titled Social Housing in NSW. In this submission, PIAC comments primarily on the following issues raised in the … read more

The big picture

January 16, 2013

This submission responds to the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report, Electricity Network Regulatory Frameworks. Specifically the submission addresses four key areas, namely:  Incentive Regulation and the WACC (Chapter 5)  Ownership (Chapter 7)  Benchmarking (Chapter 8)  Governance and Consumer Engagement (Chapter 21) … read more

Valuing the not-for-profit sector: comments on the National Compact Consultation paper

July 13, 2010

This submission comments on the gaps in the draft National Compact principles, governance arrangements and priority areas for further action. The recommendations within this submission are based primarily on the experience in NSW where research indicates that anticipated benefits of … read more

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