Civil rights

Because those with power must be accountable.
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Civil rights priorities

We expose and challenge discriminatory and unlawful policing practices, inhumane treatment of asylum seekers, and harsh conditions in youth detention. We work with people and communities affected by injustice and discrimination, to protect their rights and drive law and policy reform.

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Access to justice

Demanding transparency, accountability and access

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Strengthening protections for all people

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Asylum seeker rights

Protecting fundamental human rights

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Policing and detention

Ensuring fair and lawful treatment

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Raise the Age

Ten-year-olds don't belong in prisons and police cells

News and resources

Principal Solicitor Jonathan Hall Spence spoke to Pro Bono Australia about his career and his work at the Centre.
PIAC provided a short submission in response to the NSW Law Reform Commission’s options paper as part of its inquiry into section 93Z of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW), which
Solicitor Kate Sinclair spoke to 2SER about our concerns with new laws that give police undefined powers.
We brought together a panel of health and legal experts, mothers of people who have been killed by police and Rose Jackson, the NSW Minister for Mental Health.
Director of Policy and Advocacy Alastair Lawrie told the Guardian there was 'no justification' for stalling reform.
Our call to remove faith-based schools' anti-discrimination exemptions was covered in the Daily Aus.

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