News & Events

RLC in the Media: RLC speaks to ThePIE about international student exploitation
15 February 2017 RLC's international student solicitor Sean Stimson spoke to ThePIE about his work, assisting almost 250,000 international students across NSW with a wide range of legal issues, from tenancy to employment.
RLC in the Media: 'Fines Clinic' - A Current Affair
2 February 2017 RLC's Will Dwyer spoke to Channel Nine's A Current Affair about a new program that allows vulnerable people to undertake community service to "work off" government issued fines.
RLC in the Media: City tenants feel the strain as rent eats up the average income
19 January 2017 Redfern Legal Centre’s (RLC) acting tenancy service co-ordinator Tom McDonald spoke to The Daily Telegraph about growing financial pressures Sydney tenants face as rental prices continue to soar.
RLC in the Media: 'Business models' exploit international students
10 January 2017 International students living in Sydney are increasingly being targeted by employers who are taking advantage of their ignorance of workers rights. RLC's international student solicitor Sean Stimson spoke to the Inner West Courier.
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.