News & Events

Young people's voices silenced after strip search inquiry cut short
10 February 2020 RLC is concerned that the voices of young people have been silenced following the announcement that the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) inquiry into strip searches on minors by NSW police has been cut short.
Info for International students affected by travel restrictions
4 February 2020 As part of a global response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Australian government has announced increased travel restrictions for people entering Australia from mainland China. 
Looking for share accomodation? Check out RLC's Share Housing Survival Guide
19 January 2020 With uni soon back in session for another year, it's a busy time for students looking for accommodation.
Legal assistance for people affected by bushfires and floods
16 January 2020 Thousands of NSW residents affected by bushfires, floods and other extreme weather events are being offered free legal help with the launch of the Disaster Response Legal Service NSW.
Cold call sales of direct life insurance and consumer credit insurance banned
6 December 2019 The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has announced the implementation of a ban on unsolicited ‘cold call’ telephone sales of direct life insurance and consumer credit insurance (CCI).
RLC launches Financial Abuse Service NSW
5 December 2019 In December, Redfern Legal Centre (RLC)  teamed up with leading financial and legal service providers to launch the first state-wide service in New South Wales addressing financial abuse in intimate partner relationships. 
ATO takes actions on unpaid super
29 October 2019 In good news for employees, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) has begun to focus its resources on the issue of unpaid superannuation contributions.
My Legal Mate: Leading the way on international student wellbeing
28 October 2019 Macquarie University has become the first tertiary institution to sign up for My Legal Mate, an innovative new mobile app offering on-the-go legal advice to international students in NSW.
Migrant Employment Legal Service launches!
24 October 2019 A new statewide service is now available for migrant works across New South Wales.
Your Body, Your Choice honoured at 2019 NSW International Students Awards
3 October 2019 Your Body, Your Choice, a groundbreaking sexual assault resource for international students, was honoured with an award at the 2019 NSW International Student Awards.