News & Events

COVID-19 testing in Redfern and Waterloo
3 August 2020 Need a COVID-19 test? Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) is providing free COVID-19 testing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons at Waterloo Neighbourhood Centre from 2pm to 4pm.  
NSW Government announces COVID-19 support package for migrants and temporary visa holders
15 July 2020 The NSW Government has announced $4 million dollars in funding to support migrant workers and temporary visa holders in NSW impacted by COVID-19.
Domestic violence escalates during COVID-19
15 July 2020 Almost one in 10 Australian women in a relationship have experienced domestic violence during the coronavirus crisis, new research reveals.
Free access to My Legal Mate for international students in NSW
30 June 2020 International students in NSW can now apply for free access to Redfern Legal Centre's multi-language legal assistance app, My Legal Mate.   
Covid Impact Survey: Voicing temporary migrants’ experiences in Australia during COVID-19
29 June 2020 Academics at UNSW and UTS are conducting a national survey about the wellbeing of temporary migrants in Australia during COVID-19. 
International Students and Wage Theft in Australia report highlights 'rampant' and sustained level of exploitation
29 June 2020 Despite commitments to improve conditions, international students are still subject to wage theft and poor employment conditions, a new report finds.
Class actions investigation seeks to hold NSW Police to account for unlawful strip searches
25 June 2020 Redfern Legal Centre has joined forces with class actions experts Slater and Gordon to announce an investigation into class action claims against NSW Police concerning the use of invasive and unlawful strip searches. 
RLC announces free legal advice service for people in NSW with COVID-19 fines
24 June 2020 People in NSW who have received a COVID-19 on-the-spot fine can contact RLC for free legal advice.
Fair Work Commission announces 1.75% increase to minimum wages
23 June 2020 The Fair Work Commission has announced a 1.75% increase to minimum wages following its 2020 Annual Wage Review. 
NSW Government announces temporary crisis accommodation and other supports for international students facing hardship
22 June 2020 International students in NSW can now apply for temporary crisis accommodation funded by the NSW Government in partnership with quality student accommodation and homestay providers.