More RLC in the Media

RLC in the media: Aboriginal teenager dead - Jai Wright's family calls for independent investigation
22 February 2022 The family of a 16-year-old Aboriginal boy who was killed in an collision with an unmarked police car have called for an independent investigation into his death.
RLC in the Media: Call for police to release 'safe driving' policy
22 February 2022 Redfern Legal Centre has called on the NSW Police Force to release its policy on "safe driving" as a matter of urgency following the death of 16-year-old Jai Wright after a collision with an unmarked police car. ABC Sydney reports 
RLC in the Media: Public vengeance against COVID offenders won’t make us any safer
27 December 2021 Elyse Methven, UTS Law lecturer and volunteer with RLC's police accountability practice asks will hefty COVID fines make us any safer?
RLC in the Media: Almost 3,000 children in NSW hit with fines of up to $5,000 for minor Covid rule breaches
16 December 2021 Almost 3,000 COVID-19 fines totalling just over $2.1 million dollars have been issued to children aged 10-17 years since 1 July last year, data obtained by Redfern Legal Centre reveals.  Christopher Knaus reports for The Guardian
RLC in the Media: Unfair Covid fines causing hardship and should not be enforced, advocates say
7 December 2021 A coalition of 33 legal organisations including RLC have signed an open letter, calling on NSW finance minister Damien Tudehope to introduce a four-month pause on enforcement action on COVID fines, to support people already experiencing vulnerabiliy...
RLC in the Media: More than 7000 people challenge COVID-19 fines, but most fail
6 December 2021 More than 7000 people have applied to Revenue NSW to overturn a COVID-19 fine but only one in 10 appeals were successful, a new freedom of information request obtained by RLC has revealed.  Caitlin Fitzsimmons reports for Sydney Morning...
RLC in the Media: Revenue NSW takes enforcement action over unpaid Covid 19 fines
3 December 2021 Revenue NSW has started enforcement action for over 17,657 unpaid fines.
RLC in the Media: “Strip Searches Were Never Meant to Be Routine”: RLC’s Sam Lee on the Splendour Class Action
24 November 2021 Redfern Legal Centre has long been calling out NSW police on its routine misuse of what’s supposed to be a measure of last resort.