News & Events

Review of the Residential Tenancies Act
11 December 2015 11 December 2015 The Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (NSW) is up for its 5 year review and there is currently a discussion paper by Fair Trading NSW which calls for submissions by 29 January 2016.
NSW Government to restructure police oversight
30 November 2015 The NSW Government has released the Tink Review of Police Oversight, which recommended a series of structural changes to police oversight in NSW.
Redfern Legal Centre’s International Student Service saved
11 November 2015 11 November 2015 Redfern Legal Centre's statewide International Students' Service has been saved, after facing closure in September.
Safer Pathway Training for Community Workers
14 October 2015 Safer Pathway is changing the way we prevent domestic violence in NSW – don’t miss our first webinar on the reforms on November 12. 
RLC loses its International Student Solicitor
28 September 2015 Redfern Legal Centre faced a significant funding shortfall for the 2015 financial year which saw the launch of the #SaveRLC fundraising effort to save our services. 
Update on Millers Point, Dawes Point, Rocks sell off
28 September 2015 In early 2014, the NSW Government announced plans to sell off its public housing stock in Millers Point, Dawes Point and the Rocks, and relocate those tenants out of the area.
New Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme for NSW
27 September 2015 The NSW Government has proposed a Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (DVDS) which will enable people to find out whether their partner has a history of domestic violence offending.
Inquiry into access for students with a disability in education
27 September 2015 The government has established an inquiry into the education system, in response to long-standing accessibility problems for students with disabilities.
Government crackdown on discrimination against Indigenous tenants
27 September 2015 The NSW Government is joining forces with the Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW to combat racism in the rental market.
Being a contractor brings independence but what about when things go wrong…
26 September 2015 Being an independent contractor has lots of benefits – you run your own show and keep your own hours. But what legal recourse is available to contractors when things go awry?