News & Events

Local filmmakers reflect on the future of public housing
14 November 2018 On Tuesday 20 November 2018, two groundbreaking new Australian films are screening in NSW, exploring the impact of public housing redevelopment on local communities and the future of our city. 
Short changed at work: what to do if you are experiencing wage theft
30 October 2018 Research from UNSW and UTS shows that an overwhelming number of international students and backpackers in Australia are suffering wage theft in silence. If you are not being paid correctly at work, there are steps that you can take.
Senate Inquiry into payday lenders and ‘debt vultures’ announced
19 October 2018 On 18 October, the Australian Senate voted to establish an inquiry into unregulated debt management firms, which target customers with debt problems.
Court of Conscience: Community Legal Issues in Redfern
15 October 2018 UNSW Law Society’s annual social justice journal, Court of Conscience, has launched a special edition focusing on legal issues affecting the Redfern community.
RLC in Hansard: Alex Greenwich responds to the Residential Tenancies Amendment (Review) Bill 2018
10 October 2018 On 26 September, Mr Alex Greenwich MP outlined his views on the Residential Tenancies Amendment (Review) Bill 2018 in the NSW Parliament. Mr Greenwich’s Second Reading speech highlighted key issues also raised in RLC’s recent position paper.
Tougher laws to combat online stalking and intimidation
9 October 2018 RLC welcomes the strengthening of laws in NSW to protect people from stalking and intimidation online and via mobile phones.
LECC Exposes Police Misconduct: NSW Police Oversight Body Releases Initial Findings
20 September 2018 On 20 September, the Law Enforcement and Conduct Commission (LECC) released findings of its first three reports on police misconduct. 
New Laws to Protect Domestic Violence Victims
14 September 2018 Strangulation is one of the most common and lethal forms of domestic violence. It can seriously affect a victim's long-term physical and psychological health and is a highly predictive indicator of future homicide. 
CLC Volunteer Solicitor Training
4 September 2018 Over the the past few months, a series of free training sessions have been offered to volunteer solicitors at Kingsford, Inner City, Redfern and Marrickville Legal Centres. Book now for the final session, being held in November. 
Redfern Legal Centre’s Sydney Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (SWDVCAS)
3 September 2018 Redfern Legal Centre has pioneered frontline domestic violence legal services for more than 30 years and is extremely proud of its Sydney Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (SWDVCAS).