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Redfern Legal Centre is seeking an enthusiastic PLT student to volunteer 2 days per week within our Financial Abuse Service NSW.
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RLC in the media

A report by researchers at UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Crime, Law and Justice (CCLJ) has condemned the overuse of COVID-19 fines during the NSW Delta wave in 2021.The report was commissioned by Redfern Legal Centre (RLC), the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and The Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS).
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RLC in the media

Data obtained by Redfern Legal Centre, via the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW), reflects a clear bias involved in the way that NSW police officers are applying personal searches.
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RLC in the media

Witness photos and videos can hold law enforcement to account. Two programs, Copwatch and Fair Play, support minority communities with using this method to address police misconduct safely and legally.
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Police are conducting more than 150,000 body searches annually across NSW, with children and Indigenous people more likely to be targeted. Redfern Legal Centre obtained NSW Police statistics about person searches via access to information laws. 
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