News & Events

Applications for Volunteer Legal Assistants at RLC now open!
13 April 2017 RLC is seeking Volunteer Legal Assistants available to commence June/July 2017.
RLC in the Media: Damaging cost of consumer leases like Radio Rentals
31 March 2017 By Tony Ibrahim. Published by CHOICE on 27 March 2017.  RLC's Credit & Debt solicitor Laura Bianchi talks to Tony Ibrahim from CHOICE about the pitfalls of consumer lease arrangements and payday loans.
RLC's Green Room is open for learning!
17 March 2017 In March, we officially launched our brand new education hub at Redfern Legal Centre with two new weekly student clinics.
Top Tips for International Students: Transferring between educational providers
13 September 2016 International students seeking to transfer between education providers can find this a complicated and legally cumbersome process.
NSW Fair Trading recommends changes to tenancy law
5 September 2016 The Department of Fair Trading has released a report making recommendations about changes that should be made to the Residential Tenancy Act 2010 as part of its five-year statutory review.
Toxic workplaces – can we do better?
31 August 2016 At Redfern Legal Centre we see clients every week experiencing significant psychological distress as a result of bullying, harassment or discrimination at work as well as termination of their employment.
Consorting Laws – Impact on Vulnerable People
31 August 2016 The NSW Ombudsman has released a review of the operation of the consorting offence in the Crimes Act.
Explainer: Everything you need to know about funeral insurance, low-income insurance and financial hardship programs
29 August 2016 Purchasing hefty insurance plans – such as funeral insurance and home and car insurance – can often seem like a sensible option.
Statutory Review of Victims Rights and Support Act 2013
29 August 2016 Sydney WDVCAS has recently made a submission to the statutory review of the Victims Rights and Support Act 2013.
New police powers legislation impact NSW citizen's rights
27 June 2016 The NSW Government has recently passed four new bills, all of which will function to increase police powers while further restricting the rights of NSW citizens