News & Events

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 coming months, a series of free training sessions are being held for volunteer solicitors at Kingsford, Inner City, Redfern and Marrickville Legal Centres.
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).
The hidden costs of take-away food: Sham contracting and Foodora
31 August 2018 Foodora is being sued by the Transport Workers Union (TWU) in a test case that will determine whether these food delivery gig workers are ‘sham contractors’ and are actually employees. 
New NSW laws to prevent incitement of violence
20 August 2018 New laws prohiting 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 came into effect in NSW this month.
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.