Archive of posts tagged 'reconciliation'
PIAC has worked over many years to provide access to justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and to highlight systemic issues that particularly affect First Australian communities, while progressing social change. Consistent with the United Nations Declaration on … read more
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre is pleased to support the Uluru Statement from the Heart, issued by the First Nations National Constitutional Convention. The Statement calls for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voice to be enshrined in the Constitution. … read more
This submission to Sri Lanka’s Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms summarises views expressed by a group of 16 victims and witnesses of serious crimes allegedly committed during the Sri Lankan civil war who now reside in Australia.
This submission explains how documentation of evidence is vital in Sri Lanka’s transitional justice process, and the key role that civil society can play in the documentation process.
PIAC’s Indigenous Justice Program aims to identify systemic wrongs by the state and its agents affecting Indigenous Australians and advocate for access to remedies and the elimination of those wrongs. The Indigenous Justice Program also aims to improve access to … read more
In PIAC’s original submission to the NSW Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues Inquiry into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage, PIAC identifies that significant Indigenous disadvantage continues to flow from the impact of previous government policies and laws, in particular, those … read more