Community legal centres providing urgent legal help to some of the community's most vulnerable are being forced to cease face-to-face services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nicola Berkovic reports for the Australian
Redfern Legal Centre's International Student Legal Service NSW has provided a response alongside WEstjustice Community Legal Centre and the Migrant Employment Legal Service regarding the underpayment and exploitation of migrant workers.
As a result of current coronavirus travel restrictions, RLC is receiving enquiries from international students studying at universities or colleges in NSW who are seeking advice on accommodation issues.
One in 10 children at a Sydney under-age music festival faced random drug testing that has been labelled by legal experts “potentially unlawful” and an infringement on civil liberties.
Andrew Taylor reports for The Sydney Morning Herald