More RLC in the Media

RLC in the Media: Is It Legal To Skip Work Due To Bushfire Smoke?
19 December 2019 Is it legal to refuse to come into work due to health concerns?  Sarah Basford reports for Lifehacker
RLC in the Media: More than 300 underage schoolboys stripsearched by NSW Police since 2016
9 December 2019 Data obtained under freedom of information laws has revealed that over 300 underage boys have been subject to a police process experts say is “harmful” and “traumatic”. News.com.au 
RLC in the Media: NSW police strip-searched more than 340 school-aged boys in the past three years
9 December 2019 Data published by The Guardian reveals that NSW police performed strip-searches on 344 boys in the last three years (2016-17 to 2018-19). Young boys aged (11 to 17 years) accounted for 3 per cent of searches (344). Michael McGowan reports 
RLC in the Media: Law firms unite to address financial abuse in domestic violence
8 December 2019 Two big law firms and financial sector partners are working with Redfern Legal Centre to address financial abuse in intimate partner relationships in NSW. Naomi Neilson reports for Lawyers Weekly
RLC in the Media: New legal service tackles insidious abuse
5 December 2019 Redfern Legal Centre has established a service to combat the “insidious” issue of financial abuse within intimate relationships. Steven Trask reports for AAP
RLC in the Media: 'Show me your gooch': Strip search inquiry
5 December 2019 Police directed a 15-year-old to expose his genitals, telling him to "lift your balls up and show me your gooch," at a Sydney music festival this year, an inquiry has heard. Triple J Hack
RLC in the Media: International students in NSW are being given access to free legal advice
5 December 2019 A new app is offering international students information about their legal rights when it comes to employment, housing, education and sexual assault. Nick Baker reports for SBS News
RLC in the Media: International student exploitation rife in Australia’s ‘wild west’ rental market
4 December 2019 There are calls for a crackdown on landlords that rip off international students in Australia after a survey found exploitation was rife in the rental market. Rosemary Bulger and Amy Hall report for SBS News
RLC in the Media: Police watchdog compares strip searches to sexual abuse
4 December 2019 The police watchdog will examine the parallels between child sexual abuse and strip searching minors as part of a wide-ranging inquiry into allegedly illegal procedures at music festivals. Angus Thompson reports for The Sydney Morning Herald
RLC in the Media: ‘Exploitative’: Study finds landlords are ripping off international students
4 December 2019 A landmark national study of 5000 international students has found more than half lived in poor conditions, including overcrowded or unsafe accommodation, and many experienced sudden rent increases and overcharging. Anna Patty reports for The...