News & Events

Redfern Legal Centre is coming to O-Week
12 February 2016 17 February 2016 Our International Student Legal Service will be attending O-Week festivities at most major universities over the next few weeks.
Breaking News: Waterloo redevelopment announced
21 December 2015 21 December 2015 Following the decision to build a new train station at Waterloo, rather than at the University of Sydney, the NSW Government have announced plans to redevelop a large area of the local social housing.
Breaking News: Anti-social behaviour changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (2010 Act) commence
21 December 2015 21 December 2015 New anti-social behaviour tenancy laws for social housing tenants came into effect on 18 December 2015.
Domestic violence victims face workplace discrimination
17 December 2015 17 December 2015 Victims of domestic violence are vulnerable to workplace discrimination, potentially amounting to exclusion from work.
RLC brings fresh insight on police integrity
16 December 2015 16 December 2015 RLC senior solicitor David Porter was able to bring a case-based, legal advocate’s perspective to the Police Integrity Panel at the recent Australian Public Sector Anti-Corruption Conference in November.
RLC calls for urgent update to NSW Police Force’s Safe Driving Policy
16 December 2015 16 December 2015 It has been five years since the NSW Police Force was tasked with improving the safety of police, drivers, passengers and innocent bystanders with a policy review of its Safe Driving Policy. NSW is still waiting for its release.
The role of informed legal practice in preventing domestic violence homicides
16 December 2015 16 December 2015 In November 2014, Susan Smith, RLC’s Coordinator of Sydney WDVCAS, was appointed to the newly reformed Domestic Violence Death Review Team at the NSW Coroner’s Court.
Waverley Safer Pathway launch site: fourteen months and 3,200 referrals
16 December 2015 16 December 2015 The Waverley Local Coordination Point has now been operating for fourteen months. Our service has received more than 3,200 referrals in the Waverley area from Police.
Requesting flexible work arrangements? Your employer may not deliver
14 December 2015 14 December 2015 The inclusion of a right to request flexible work arrangements for employees with carers’ responsibilities was greeted enthusiastically when it came into effect in mid-2013.
What international students should know about employment rights this Christmas
14 December 2015 14 December 2015 International students are at a higher risk of being treated unfairly at work when compared with domestic students.