More RLC in the Media

RLC in the Media: Legal experts lobby Premier for less punitive approach to COVID-19
16 September 2021 More than 100 legal, civic and political leaders have signed a letter to the NSW Premier warning that “we cannot fine our way out of the pandemic".
RLC in the Media: Police blitz nets 22,000 fines in 3 1/2 weeks. But did it help?
12 September 2021 The massive NSW Police enforcement effort that kicked off on August 16 has resulted in nearly 22,000 fines for breaches of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.   Caitlin Fitzsimmons reports for Sydney Morning Herald  
RLC in the Media: NSW Police Fined Two Siblings With Intellectual Disabilities For Not Understanding COVID Orders
3 September 2021 Two siblings in regional NSW with intellectual disabilities have been slapped with fines for not understanding public health orders — adding to concern over police discretion during lockdown.  Millie Roberts reports for Junkee
RLC in the Media: Call to revoke ‘unlawfully issued fines’
27 August 2021 Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) is calling on the NSW Government to revoke Covid-19 fines that have been issued incorrectly by NSW Police to people undertaking lawful recreation. Sydney Sentinal reports
RLC in the Media: Police caution needed in COVID public health enforcement
27 August 2021 Redfern Legal Centre Police Accountability Solicitor Samantha Lee joined Backchat to discuss RLC's concerns for vulnerable people being caught up in law enforcement crackdowns. Eddy Diamond reports for FBi Radio
RLC in the Media: Call for COVID fines to be revoked
26 August 2021 Redfern Legal Centre is calling on the NSW government to revoke all COVID-19 fines it claims were issued incorrectly to people "undertaking lawful recreation". ABC Breakfast News
RLC in the Media: Discretion must be exercised when issuing COVID-19 fines
26 August 2021 Redfern Legal Centre has called on the government to revoke all COVID-19 fines that have been issued incorrectly by NSW Police. Lauren Croft reports for Lawyers Weekly
RLC in the Media: Protesting a pandemic: do we have a legal right?
26 August 2021 When freedom of movement puts our right to health at risk, and democratic rights clash with human rights – what comes first? Kate Allman reports for LSJ Online
RLC in the Media: Calls to revoke unlawful COVID fines
26 August 2021 Sydney’s Redfern Legal Centre has called on the NSW government to revoke COVID-19 fines that it says have been issued incorrectly to people undertaking lawful recreation. Stephen Clark reports for National Indigenous Radio Service (NIRS)
RLC in the Media: ‘What do you think you’re doing?’: Sydneysiders stung for eating outside
25 August 2021 Confusion about what is allowable under the health orders is being highlighted as police ramp up COVID-19 compliance operations across Sydney and statewide. Angus Thompson and Natassia Chrysanthos report for Sydney Morning Herald