More RLC in the Media

RLC in the Media: Covid's impact on international students
6 July 2020 RLC's international student solicitor Sean Stimson discusses supports provided by the NSW Government to international students. Erielle Sudario reports for 2sers Razor's Edge
RLC in the Media: One in four international students earn less than half the minimum wage
30 June 2020 More than three-quarters of international students earn below the minimum casual wage and one in four earns less than $12 an hour – less than half the minimum casual hourly rate. Anna Patty Reports for The Sydney Morning Herald
RLC in the Media: International student Andres tried to access his super but realised it had never been paid
29 June 2020 SBS News hears from students who have not been able to access their superannuation payments made available by the government, speaking to RLC employment solicitor, Sharmilla Bargon. Catalina Florez reports for SBS News
RLC in the Media: Data that shows NSW Police target Indigenous people for strip-searches 'could be doubled': Legal experts
17 June 2020 New figures show Indigenous people are significantly over-represented in data tracking NSW Police strip-searches, and solicitors from Redfern Legal Centre and the National Justice Project fear the reality of those numbers is much worse. Shahni...
RLC in the Media: Multilingual campaign targets escalating elder abuse during coronavirus outbreak
16 June 2020 A new campaign in six different languages is aiming to highlight the issue of elder abuse, which organisations say is getting worse due to the pandemic. SBS News reports.
RLC in the Media: NSW police disproportionately target Indigenous people in strip searches
16 June 2020 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people represented 12% of police strip searches in NSW in two years despite comprising just over 3% of the population. Michael McGowan reports for Guardian Australia
RLC in the Media: COVID-19 fines in NSW alone totalled more than $1 million
15 June 2020 NSW Police handed out more than $1 million in fines amid the coronavirus pandemic in just over five weeks, with $50,000 in fines given to children, figures reveal. Sarah Keoghan reports for Sydney Morning Herald
RLC in the Media: My Legal Mate (SBS Italian)
12 June 2020 To protect the safety and wellbeing of international students during COVID-19 and ensure students have access to accurate legal advice, the NSW Government has purchased 50,000 subscriptions of the My Legal Mate app for international students in NSW...
RLC in the Media: Stranded foreign students rely on free food to survive
10 June 2020 Thousands of foreign students in Australia who have lost their jobs from the COVID-19 downturn are now struggling to support themselves. RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly reports
RLC in the Media: NSW police took more than a year to complete investigation into 2019 strip-search
9 June 2020 NSW Police took more than a year to finalise an internal investigation into the potentially illegal strip-search of a 19-year-old woman, then failed to notify her that one of the officers involved had resigned following the incident. Michael...