As part of National Homeless Persons Week, Redfern Legal Centre launched their new Boarders Legal Kit. The Lord Mayor Clover Moore MP, who funded the kit through her Lord Mayor Salary Trust, launched the kit.
Can consumers expect better service and complaints handling from their phone company? And if not, who can they turn to for help? They are among the questions the Australian Communications and Media Authority will address in its draft report Reconnecting the Customer that it will publish today.
Civil libertarians have criticised state government plans to extend police powers to order drunk people in public places to ''move on'', saying it will lead to an increase in arrests of indigenous, homeless and mentally ill people.