News & Events

Law reform to target rent-to-buy companies
24 September 2015 Rent-to-buy companies are making millions profiting from the most vulnerable members of the community.
Future of Police Accountability Public Forum
1 September 2015 The NSW election in March brought with it a commitment from the Government to review police oversight. 
Media Release: NSW to lose its International Students’ Service after Redfern Legal Centre fails to secure funding
20 August 2015 Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) has announced that it will be forced to close its award winning International Students’ legal advice service in September.
VET-FEE-Help scandal spurs real change
11 June 2015 A recent Senate Inquiry into Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers (‘VET Inquiry’) exposed a raft of misleading and deceptive practices in relation to the marketing of VET courses and the VET Fee Help government loan scheme.
Age discrimination looms large
11 June 2015 A recent national survey has revealed nearly a third of older workers have experienced age discrimination.
Productivity Commission’s Inquiry - Employee rights shakeup
11 June 2015 The Productivity Commission’s draft report into its Workplace Relations Framework Inquiry, which is set to be released next month, is expected to raise a number of issues of importance to Australia’s workplace relations framework.
More bang for your bond
11 June 2015 The Tenants’ Union of NSW and Tenants’ Advice & Advocacy Services (TAAS) network have launched a campaign for an increase in tenants’ services funding and an increase on the interest returned to tenants themselves.
#SaveRLC : RLC in Funding Crisis
11 May 2015 Redfern Legal Centre is currently in funding crisis.
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.