More RLC in the Media

RLC in the Media: How accountable are the NSW police?
30 July 2015 30 July 2015 - SBS NITV Malarndirri McCarthy The Redfern Legal Centre is encouraging clients to speak up about police misconduct as the NSW Government reviews the accountability process of police.
RLC in the Media: Auditor must examine VET Fee-Help
22 July 2015 Following revelations that a traumatised recent victim of domestic housing [sic] with a new baby was charged $38,000 undertake a diploma level course delivered by a private college, Labor MPs Kim Carr and Sharon Bird have again written the...
RLC in the Media: Push to stop door-to-door diploma marketers targeting the vulnerable
17 July 2015 Third-party marketing agents are continuing to recruit vulnerable people to private education courses despite recent federal government attempts to clamp down on the sector, advocates have told a Senate inquiry. Solicitors at a legal centre...
RLC in the Media: Former Labor government ignored union advice when restructuring training industry, inquiry told
16 July 2015 The former Labor government ignored union advice when restructuring the training industry, a parliamentary inquiry has heard. Mr Carr said closing legal loopholes in the training sector is like trying to keep up with international tax avoidance...
RLC in the Media: Renting in Sydney: Are rent caps and longer leases needed to tame rising tide of housing stress?
16 July 2015 As the housing affordability debate rages around buyers in Sydney, a big chunk of people are quietly pondering the reality of renting for life. And for many, it’s going to be painful. Rents in Australia have been rising since 2002. Image:...
RLC in the Media: Illegal housing puts lives at risk
13 July 2015 With Australia in the grip of a housing affordability crisis, those without a lot of cash have limited options when it comes to finding accommodation.
RLC in the Media: I'm yet to speak to somebody who's felt safer because of the presence of a drug dog"
4 July 2015 RLC UNSW Policing Practice Solicitor spoke with FBI radio about the systemic issues concerned with policing in NSW. David Porter highlights vulnerable communities' experience of the police, problems of over-policing, and police misconduct and...
RLC in the Media: Watchdogs toothless, says review of police oversight system
3 July 2015 Will the Tink Review into the current system of investigating police misconduct spur real change for NSW? RLC's UNSW Policing Practice solicitor spoke with ABC's PM show to discuss the inadequacy of the current system of addressing police...
RLC in the Media: Lawyers say lack of funding will mean vulnerable miss out on legal advice
3 July 2015 RLC CEO Jo Shulman takes part in ABC AM's discussion about the future of funding for Community Legal Centres. Shulman warns that cuts to services will mean that vulnerable people will miss out on vital legal assistance; compounding their...
RLC in the Media: Commonwealth passes buck to the states on CLC funding
1 July 2015 The Commonwealth Government has signed an agreement with the states to secure five years of funding for community legal centres, palming off responsibility for legal assistance to the states.