News & Events

New laws to prevent incitement of violence
18 June 2018 Tough new laws have been introduced in the NSW Parliament to prohibit the threat or incitement of violence against any person on the grounds of race, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex or HIV/AIDS status.
Margaret Jones receives top honours at the 2018 Redfern & Waterloo Volunteer Awards
24 May 2018 One of RLC's longest serving volunteers is the formidable Margaret Jones. At 91 years of age, Margaret is still serving her local community. In May 2018, in recognition of her dedication, she received the 2018 Counterpoint Founder's Choice Award.
RLC commemorative T-shirts and tea towels are back!
24 May 2018 Our popular RLC 40th birthday T-shirts and tea towels are back in stock for a limited time! 
Budget 2018: a missed opportunity, says NACLC
11 May 2018 The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC), the peak body for community legal centres in Australia, has described the 2018 Federal Budget as "a missed opportunity" to fund essential services.
NSW trial offers new approach for rehousing domestic violence victims
4 May 2018 The NSW State Government is trialing a new model of living arrangements for victims of serious domestic violence, The Daily Telegraph reports. 
CLC Volunteer Solicitor Training
1 May 2018 Over the coming months, a series of free training sessions are being held for volunteer solicitors at Kingsford, Inner City, Redfern and Marrickville Legal Centres.
RLC in the Media: Stand-up for Social Justice
7 April 2018 A host of Australian comedians teamed up for a big night of laughs to support NSW’s oldest community legal centre. RLC's Communications and Volunteer Manager Finn O'Keefe reports for South Sydney Herald.
Pathways to Justice—An Inquiry into the Incarceration Rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
3 April 2018 Redfern Legal Centre welcomes the release of the Final Report of the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) Inquiry into the Incarceration Rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, tabled in Parliament on Wednesday 28 March 2018.
Capacity concerns about NSW Police oversight body
15 March 2018 The NSW police oversight body, the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (the LECC) has released its first public report since it commenced operations.
Going Back To Uni? Check Out RLC's Share Housing Survival Guide
19 February 2018 With uni going back for another year, this is a busy time for students looking for accommodation.