Practising in the Public Interest, February 2013Practising in the Public Interest, July 2013Protesting, Australian Iron & Steel. Photo Courtesy of Illawarra MercuryPractising in the Public Interest, July 2013Justice Virginia BellGraeme InnesTerry Purcell and Terry SheahanJenny Coopes cartoon
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  • 29 Jul 2016
    PIAC has called for changes to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (Cth) to make TV accessible to the more than 350,000 people who are blind or have low vision, by requiring a minimum level of programs be broadcast with audio description. 
  • 22 Jul 2016
    A new report released by PIAC’s Homeless Persons’ Legal Service has highlighted the long-lasting detrimental impact that the stigma associated with homelessness can have on people’s ability to find long-term accommodation and resume a normal life. 
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    Tickets are now on sale for our panel event on 1 August at Sydney Grammar School, in support of PIAC’s human rights work. Join MC Julie McCrossin, Alex Greenwich MP, Father Frank Brennan SJ AO, Kate Eastman SC, and Edward Santow for a discussion on LGBTI rights and marriage equality, religious freedom and our democracy. 

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