News & Events

International student workplace exploitation widespread
26 February 2015 Recent media coverage has exposed international student exploitation in the workplace, particularly in casual jobs in the hospitality and cleaning industries.
VET providers exploiting vulnerable consumers
26 February 2015 Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers are targeting vulnerable and disadvantaged people with unscrupulous marketing practices by enrolling students into courses they cannot possibly complete or afford.
Disability discrimination in employment
26 February 2015 Figures released in January, regarding the number of people with a disability working for the Australian Public Service (APS), shone a spotlight on rates of inclusion of people with disability in employment.
RLC Police Powers Clinic­
26 February 2015 The RLC Police Powers Clinic is an educational program run in conjunction with the University of New South Wales. UNSW students spend one day a week at RLC over a semester, putting their legal knowledge into practice working on police issues.
Do Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders work?
26 February 2015 A recent article in the Daily Telegraph claimed that Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVOs) failed to protect victims and that almost half of all ADVOs made in NSW are breached.
RLC will increase support to local families as new Care Partner
25 February 2015 In response to recent reforms to the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act, RLC has received funding to become a Care Partner.
PLT Placement (Volunteer) - Credit, Debt and Consumer Law
13 February 2015 Position Description Redfern Legal Centre is seeking an enthusiastic part time (2 to 3 days per week) PLT Placement to work with on credit and debt matters at the Redfern Legal Centre.
2nd Filming Day!
30 January 2015 Are you a social housing tenant in Sydney? Want to tell the government about your experience as a tenant and your views on social housing?
Inner Sydney Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Service wants your views!
16 January 2015 Are you a social housing tenant in Sydney? Want to tell the government about your experience as a tenant and your views on social housing?
Case study: ‘Catch 22’ - Family living in overcrowded Housing NSW property for years
18 December 2014 Mrs Liu (not her real name) was an 80-year-old non-English speaking tenant of Housing NSW.