News & Events

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).
Underpayment in the News
31 August 2018 Criminal Sanctions for Wage Theft? ‘Wage theft’ is the new buzzword being used to describe the underpayment of employment entitlement to 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.
The hidden costs of take-away food: Sham contracting and Foodora
19 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. 
One in Three Workers Underpaid: Glebe Point Road Audits
11 July 2018 Employees in the hospitality industry in Sydney recovered just under $200,000 in a recent audit of businesses in popular food precinct Glebe Point Road.
NSW Government Introduces Emergency Travel Opal Cards
21 June 2018 Transport For NSW has announced new emergency Opal Cards to provide short term transport access for marginalised communties.