More RLC in the Media

RLC in the Media: Concerns raised over police body worn video decision
28 August 2020 An internal review examining the use of police Body Worn Video (BWV) in NSW has concluded police should retain discretion about when to activate their BWV cameras, citing privacy concerns. But RLC solicitor Samantha Lee says that it is in...
RLC in the Media: Black Lives Matter - A Roadmap for Policing and Justice Reform
25 August 2020 In August, ABC Radio National aired highlights from an online discussion calling for policing and justice reform in Australia, in response to the Black Lives Matter movement.  Facilitated by Larissa Behrendt (UTS). ...
RLC in the Media: NSW Police body-cam discretion to stay
13 August 2020 NSW Police will continue to allow its officers to choose when to activate body-worn video (BWV) cameras and when not to, despite calls from the legal profession to require that the devices be activated whenever powers are exercised. Justin...
RLC in the Media: International students 'robbed' of super
20 July 2020 When the coronavirus pandemic wiped out other job opportunities, international student Andres Puerto decided to withdraw his superannuation and put the money into a bike hire business. But when he went to do so, the money wasn't there. Katina...
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: Complaints against police exceed targets in two out of three NSW districts
5 July 2020 Two-thirds of NSW police stations had an excessive number of complaints made against officers last year, with one western Sydney area receiving nearly one complaint for every three officers. Pallavi Singhal and Angus Thompson report for the...
RLC in the Media: Family await answers after teen's arrest
5 July 2020 The father of an Indigenous teenager who had his legs kicked out from beneath him while being arrested in Sydney is waiting for the police officer to be punished. Ashlea Witoslawski reports for the AAP
RLC in the Media: Citizen Journalism and Technology: Holding Police to Account
30 June 2020 Advances in technology have enabled citizens with portable equipment to record and post incidents of police violence.  These people are commonly referred to as citizen journalists. Faith Gordon and Hannah Klose report for Monash Lens
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