News & Events

PLT Placement (Volunteer) – International Student Legal Service NSW
3 August 2022 RLC is seeking an enthusiastic PLT student to work 2-3 days per week under the supervision of our International Student solicitor.
Youpla Group funeral benefit program announced
2 August 2022 The Australian Government is establishing the Youpla Group funeral benefit program. The program is intended to help affected members' families to continue to mourn their loved ones and conduct Sorry Business with dignity.
Landmark NSW Strip Search Class Action filed
22 July 2022 On 21 July 2022, Redfern Legal Centre and Slater and Gordon Lawyers issued a class action proceeding for people who have been unlawfully searched by NSW Police at all music festivals in NSW since 22 July 2016.
Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme applications extended
29 June 2022 Applications to the Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme have been extended to 30 June 2023. RLC can help you apply.
Fair Work Commission announces 5.2% increase to minimum wage
15 June 2022 From 1 July 2022, the national minimum wage will be increased from $20.33 to $21.38 per hour. Casual employees covered by the minimum wage get at least a 25% loading on top of this.
Youpla collapse fuels ‘trauma and intergenerational debt’ for First Nations families
27 April 2022 Redfern Legal Centre has joined a coalition of 125 organisations calling on the Federal Government to urgently support First Nations People who have been affected by the collapse of funeral insurer Youpla.
Dealing with education providers: factsheets for international students
8 April 2022 RLC's International Student Legal Service NSW has updated our range of factsheets to help NSW international students experiencing issues with education providers.
Collaborating to support people impacted by financial abuse
14 March 2022 We are pleased to invite you to the launch of the report, Addressing Financial Abuse: A Collaborative Service Model for Legal and Non-Legal Support.
Eviction, hardship, and the housing crisis: Tenants' Union report
15 February 2022 A special report from the Tenants’ Union highlights the hardship and stress people face when being evicted, calling for an end to ‘no grounds’ evictions and strengthened protections for renters.
RLC in the Media: Incredible Imbalance in COVID fines in disadvantaged suburbs
10 February 2022 RLC has obtained new statistics showing that at the peak of the Delta outbreak lower socioeconomic areas disproportionately bore the brunt of public health policing.