More RLC in the Media

RLC in the Media: Concern over government plans to wind back responsible lending laws
10 January 2021 Some emergencies happen quietly as Redfern Legal Centre’s financial abuse solicitor Jasmine Opdam knows all too well.
RLC in the Media: Law enforcement watchdog recommends overhaul of NSW Police strip searches
15 December 2020 The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) has made 25 recommendations after on-going investigations into the way police conduct strip searches. Shahni Wellington reports for NITV News
RLC in the Media: Call for overhaul of police strip searches
15 December 2020 Sam Lee, Solicitor with the Police Accountability Practice at Redfern Legal Centre speaks to Radio National about the imminent release of the LECC's report into strip searches in NSW.
RLC in the Media: ABA calls for best interests duty clarification
26 November 2020 The banking association is calling on government to provide greater clarity on the application of the best interests duty expansion.
RLC in the Media: 'Fundamentally defective': Consumer groups oppose proposed responsible lending changes
25 November 2020 Consumer groups have called on the government to abandon the proposed roll back of responsible lending obligations.
RLC in the Media: Australian Banking Association (ABA) supports changes to responsible lending laws
24 November 2020 The Australian Banking Association (ABA) supports changes to responsible lending laws. This support comes within its submission to an inquiry into the federal government’s proposed reforms. Leith van Onselen reports for Macro Business.
RLC in the Media: banks on collision course with consumer groups over responsible lending
23 November 2020 The banking industry has backed the Morrison government’s proposed changes to responsible lending laws, putting it on a collision course with nine consumer groups which have jointly signed a scathing review of the controversial reforms. Richard...
RLC in the Media: Responsible lending removal: The pros and cons
23 November 2020 The proposal to overhaul responsible lending obligations has been met with mixed reaction, with many welcoming its ability to speed up the flow of credit while others have warned against potential harm to consumers. Annie Kane reports for...
RLC in the Media: Protest demands an end to strip searches in NSW
23 November 2020 Thirty people protested outside Silverwater Correctional Services on November 19 to demand an end to strip searches in New South Wales.
UNSW academics honoured with pre-eminent legal research awards for RLC strip search report
20 November 2020 Two UNSW Sydney Law academics have been awarded for their work on a research report commissioned by RLC to reform unjust strip search law.