News & Events

Buy Now Pay Later fuelling financial hardship: report
16 September 2022 People experiencing financial vulnerability are increasingly turning to Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) products, and getting further into debt.
Youpla-ACBF funeral benefit program now open
13 September 2022 An interim government scheme is offering urgent financial assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by the collapse of funeral insurer, Youpla-ACBF.
A message from the RLC Board
2 September 2022 Redfern Legal Centre Chief Executive Officer Katherine McKernan has announced that she will step away from the CEO role in the coming weeks. 
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.
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.
COVID fines test case launched in NSW Supreme Court
19 July 2022 RLC has launched a case in the Supreme Court of NSW representing clients that will argue that their COVID-19 fines are invalid because the penalty notices they received lacked sufficient detail about the offence, as required under the Fines Act.
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.