Our Supporters

The generous support and commitment provided by our partners, sponsors and donors has enabled PIAC to remove barriers to justice and create systemic change for people who are vulnerable and facing disadvantage. 

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

  • Karen Loblay AM & Matana Foundation for Young People

Major Supporters

  • Australian Communities Foundation Impact Fund
  • Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers
  • Clayton Utz Foundation
  • Therese Cochrane
  • Collier Charitable Fund
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Heather and Malcolm Crompton
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Harbour Litigation Funding
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Lander & Rogers Lawyers
  • Macquarie Group Foundation
  • Maple-Brown Family Foundation
  • Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
  • MinterEillison
  • Moray & Agnew Lawyers
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • NSW Young Lawyers
  • Annette Olle
  • Planet Wheeler Foundation
  • Robyn Richardson
  • Riverbush Pty Limited
  • The Fred P Archer Charitable Trust
  • The Ross Trust
  • Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation
  • Angus and Emma White
  • Ray Wilson, Plenary Group

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.

Ambassador

  • Wendy and Rod Brooks
  • Jane and Andrew Clifford & JAAM Foundation
  • Penny and Gary Gerstle & Hand Up Foundation
  • Michael and Judy Herring
  • Modara Pines Charitable Foundation
  • Ralph Pliner
  • River Capital Foundation
  • David Robb
  • John Sheahan QC
  • John and Mary Walker
  • Rachel and Justin Yerbury

Social Justice Defender

  • David and Marcia Atchison
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Robin Banks and Michael Small
  • Belinda Bible
  • Dr Peter Cashman
  • Chipkin Family
  • Phillip Cornwell
  • Frances and Craig Dreyer
  • Joanna Elliott and David Ryan
  • The Hon Elizabeth Evatt AC
  • Ian Farmer
  • Oliver Frankel and Avril Alba
  • Jennifer & Robert Gavshon
  • Lisa George & Paul Hunyor
  • Rebecca Gilsenan and Grant Marjoribanks
  • Justin Gleeson SC
  • Jacki Goodridge and Rick Roberts
  • Felicity Graham
  • Jeff Hall
  • Rupert and Sarah Henry
  • Alison and Alex Peters
  • Alex and Roslyn Hunyor
  • Ross Illingworth & Kingfisher Capital Partners
  • Shauna Jarrett
  • Brett Johnson
  • Gregory Kirk
  • Alan Kirkland
  • Richard Lancaster SC
  • Craig Lenehan SC
  • Sam and Barbara Linz
  • 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
  • Julia Pincus and Ian Learmonth
  • Lee Santow
  • Edward Santow
  • Dr Philippa Sawyer
  • Christopher Saxon
  • Emile and Caroline Sherman
  • Alida Stanley and Harley Wright
  • StreetSmart
  • Matt Stubbs
  • Stephen Walmsley SC
  • Mark Zihrul

Friend

Blake Ayshford, Jenny Bargen, Clr Phil Bradley, Matthew Bright, Michelle Castle, Philip Durack SC, Sarah Ferguson, Professor Michael Field AM, Oliver Gayner, Geoffrey Gemmell, Mark Godlewski, Emeritus Professor Murray Goot, Rob Haggett, Dominique Hogan-Doran SC, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, John Jacobs, Nathan Kennedy, Laura Lombardo, Professor Rosemary Lyster, MathasLaw, Aleacia McIntyre, Professor Les McCrimmon, Julie Mills, Julian Morrow and Lisa Pryor, Craig Reucassel and Keisha Hopgood, Andrew Salgo, Professor Richard Scolyer, The Hon Terry Sheahan AO, Rachel Slattery, Stephanie Smee and Paul Schoff, Rob Thomas, Jenny Gage Traill and Michael Traill, Jade Tyrrell, Simon and Lisa York, Sally and Norman Zylberberg.

Social Justice Dinner 2020

Major Sponsors

The Law Society of NSW

MinterEllison

Supporting Sponsors

Allen & Overy

Lawcover

Macquarie Group

Media Sponsor

Keith Saunders Photography

Event Sponsor

Doltone House

Corporate Table Sponsors

Allens

Banco Chambers

Hall & Wilcox

Investor Claim Partner

Johnson Winter & Slattery

Litigation Capital Management

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers

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 2019 Social Justice Dinner and other events throughout the year.

We especially thank Sydney Grammar School for hosting our annual public forum, and The Honourable Justice David Hammerschlag for assigning the royalties from Hammerschlag’s Commercial Court Handbook to PIAC’s Homeless Persons’ Legal Service.

To discuss making a donation towards PIAC’s work please contact Ann Sloan, Relationships & Events Coordinator on (02) 8898 6500 or asloan@piac.asn.au.

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