The number of strip searches conducted by NSW police has increased 20-fold in the past decade. General police searches (not strip searches) are also on the rise and can occur in a variety of settings, from music festivals to train stations or just walking down the street. What are your rights to refuse a search? How much can a police officer ask you to do or reveal?
Know your rights in the Australian context with this video by LSJ featuring journalist Kate Allman and lawyers Andrew Tiedt and Samantha Lee
A former senior official at the state’s police watchdog, the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC), has warned there are too many failings in a system that relies on police examining the actions of colleagues.
RLC seeks an enthusiastic First Nations PLT student to volunteer 2 days per week to work with our First Nations Solicitor. The role can be a combination of remote and onsite work. Training and initial supervision will be provided in person.
Redfern Legal Centre's Employment Rights Legal Service, as part of the Power to Prevent Coalition, calls on the Australian Government to adopt an Equal Access costs model for all discrimination matters.