Letter to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal on Energy Retail Market Monitoring

PIAC wrote to the Executive Director Pricing and Policy for the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) to provide recommendations and insights to help inform the 2023 Energy Retail Market Monitoring Review. IPART is the energy and water regulator for NSW. PIAC recommended that IPART undertake analysis of actual experiences and outcomes for NSW consumers […]

Investigating Perpetrators: A guide to mapping parties in relation to international humanitarian law and human rights violations

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and the Human Rights Center (HRC) at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law have developed a new guide to support investigation of international human rights violations. Investigating Perpetrators provides practical guidance for investigators on how to use open-source data to comprehensively map potential perpetrators of human rights […]

A Fairer NDIS – Issues paper

PIAC’s project, A Fairer NDIS, aims to support and improve efficiency and effectiveness in the rollout of the Scheme, to empower the choice and control of people with disability. The initial focus of our work is on improving transparency and consistency around decision-making, and making the appeals process less adversarial and more user-friendly. Over the […]

Ensuring Consumer Protections for Purchasers of Residential Battery Storage Systems

Ensuring Consumer Protections for Purchasers of Residential Battery Storage Systems, by Dr Penelope Crossley of the University of Sydney, was produced for PIAC’s Energy + Water Consumers’ Advocacy Program (EWCAP) to investigate whether warrantees for household batteries sold in Australia are fit-for-purpose Dr Crossley’s research has revealed that a many residential battery storage systems commonly […]

Executive summary – Ensuring Consumer Protections for Purchasers of Residential Battery Storage Systems

Ensuring Consumer Protections for Purchasers of Residential Battery Storage Systems, by Dr Penelope Crossley of the University of Sydney, was produced for PIAC’s Energy + Water Consumers’ Advocacy Program (EWCAP) to investigate whether warrantees for household batteries sold in Australia are fit-for-purpose Dr Crossley’s research has revealed that a many residential battery storage systems commonly […]