Our Supporters

The generous support and commitment provided by our partners, sponsors and donors has enabled PIAC to help change laws, policies and practices that cause injustice and inequality.

Core funding for PIAC’s work is provided by the Public Purpose Fund NSW, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (Energy and Water Consumers’ Advocacy Program), Community Legal Centres Program administered by Legal Aid NSW and funded jointly by the NSW and Commonwealth governments (Homeless Persons’ Legal Service) and the NSW Department of Communities and Justice (StreetCare).

We gratefully acknowledge the following organisations and individuals who also make our work possible.

Principal Partners

  • Allens

  • Australian Communities Foundation, Williams Fund

  • B B & A Miller Foundation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills

  • Karen Loblay AM & Matana Foundation for Young People

  • Paul Ramsay Foundation

  • Summer Foundation

Major Supporters

  • Australian Communities Foundation Impact Fund
  • Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers
  • Clayton Utz Foundation
  • Therese Cochrane
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Heather and Malcolm Crompton
  • Dusseldorp Forum
  • Jennifer & Robert Gavshon
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Harbour
  • Igniting Change
  • Lander & Rogers Lawyers
  • Nic Laver
  • Law Society of NSW
  • Lawcover Insurance Pty Ltd
  • Sam and Barbara Linz
  • Macquarie Group
  • Maple-Brown Family Foundation
  • Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
  • MinterEillison
  • Moray & Agnew Lawyers
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Annette Olle
  • Planet Wheeler Foundation
  • PwC
  • Riverbush Pty Limited
  • The Fred P Archer Charitable Trust
  • The Ross Trust
  • Angus and Emma White
  • Ray Wilson, Plenary Group
  • Maddocks

PIAC Partners

PIAC Partners make an essential contribution to our work through leadership and regular giving. In addition to those listed below, we also acknowledge PIAC’s supporters who wish to remain anonymous.


  • Ashurst
  • Verity Hodgkinson and Bruce Hodgkinson SC
  • Wendy and Rod Brooks & Wendy Brooks & Partners
  • Jane and Andrew Clifford & JAAM Foundation
  • Penny and Gary Gerstle & Hand Up Foundation
  • Justin Gleeson SC
  • Michael and Judy Herring
  • Modara Pines Charitable Foundation
  • Julia Pincus and Ian Learmonth
  • Ralph Pliner
  • Gabriel Radzyminski
  • River Capital Foundation
  • David Robb
  • John Sheahan QC
  • John and Mary Walker
  • Keith Walkerden
  • Rachel and Justin Yerbury
  • Susan and Stuart Lloyd-Hurwitz


  • In honour of Nagwa Armanios
  • David and Marcia Atchison
  • Australian Communities Foundation Impact Fund
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Robin Banks and Michael Small
  • Belinda Bible
  • Dr Peter Cashman
  • Chipkin Family
  • Phillip Cornwell
  • Hugh Dillon
  • Frances, Craig, Josie and Eve Dreyer
  • Joanna Elliott and David Ryan
  • The Hon Elizabeth Evatt AC
  • Ian Farmer
  • Oliver Frankel and Dr Avril Alba
  • Stephen Free SC
  • Oliver Gayner
  • Justin Gleeson SC
  • Lisa George & Paul Hunyor
  • Rebecca Gilsenan and Grant Marjoribanks
  • Jacki Goodridge
  • Julie Hamblin and Professor Martin Krygier AM
  • The Honourable Justice David Hammerschlag
  • Verity Hodgkinson and Bruce Hodgkinson AM SC
  • Alex and Roslyn Hunyor
  • Ross Illingworth & Kingfisher Capital Partners
  • Shauna Jarrett
  • Brett Johnson
  • Greg Kirk
  • Alan Kirkland
  • Richard Lancaster SC
  • Craig Lenehan SC
  • Dr Roger Livsey
  • Lynch-Grant
  • Jane Marquard
  • The Hon Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE GBM QC
  • Fiona and Angus McLeay
  • Colin Neave AM
  • Nick O’Neill
  • Alison and Alex Peters
  • Elizabeth Raper
  • Lee Santow
  • Edward Santow
  • Dr Philippa Sawyer
  • Christopher Saxon
  • Professor Richard Scolyer AO
  • Emile and Caroline Sherman
  • Society of Construction Law New Zealand
  • Speaking Out Agency
  • Alida Stanley and Harley Wright
  • Matt Stubbs
  • Andrew Stone
  • Robert Thomas
  • Stephen Walmsley SC
  • Stephen Norrish QC
  • Lawrence Family
  • Geoff Connellan
  • Neil and Sarah Murray
  • Miranda Nagy
  • James Gillespie
  • Josh Machin and Chadwick Wong
  • Perrott Family


Blake Ayshford, Jenny Bargen, Clr Phil Bradley, Sean Brennan and Kate Temby, Alexis Cahalan, Joanne and Martin Cunningham, Sue Dowe, Philip Durack SC, Professor Michael Field AM, Patricia and Geoffrey Gemmell, Emeritus Professor Murray Goot, Rob Haggett, Robert Ishak, William Roberts Lawyers, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, John Jacobs, Tom Johnston, Mark Zihrul, Nathan Kennedy, Vanessa Lesnie, Laura Lombardo, Professor Rosemary Lyster, Mitchell Mathas, MathasLaw, Janet McDonald, Aleacia McIntyre, Gillian Moon, MQ Student Diversity and Inclusion, Professor Les McCrimmon, Pitcher Partners, Julian Morrow and Lisa Pryor, Christine Newman and David Brewster, Craig Reucassel and Keisha Hopgood, Atul Peter Sabharwal, Andrew Salgo, The Hon Terry Sheahan AO, Liz Stephenson, Stephanie Smee and Paul Schoff, C Tey, Rob Thomas, Jenny Gage Traill and Michael Traill, Jade Tyrrell, Sally and Norman Zylberberg, Samantha Wells, Janet McDonald, Nicole Abadee, Michael Bradley, John Ryan, Dr Elena Lonergan.

Social Justice Dinner 2023

Adverse Costs Order Guarantee Partners

We are grateful to the following firms for supporting PIAC’s public interest litigation through the ACO Guarantee Fund:

  • Woodsford
  • Litigation Lending
  • Investor Claim Partner
  • Litigation Capital Management Limited
  • Omni Bridgeway

Pro Bono and Community Partners

PIAC is driven by partnerships and a commitment to strengthening the community. The passion for social justice shared by our many pro bono and community partners is vital to PIAC’s success, and we gratefully acknowledge their generous support.

In-kind Support

Thank you to our many friends and family who have provided in-kind support, especially towards the Social Justice Dinner. PIAC is incredibly grateful for your generosity.

To discuss making a donation towards PIAC’s work, please contact Hilary Blackman, Relationships Manager on [email protected]

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