News & Events

Short-term moratorium on evictions extended to 11 November 2021, with a transition period ending on 12 February 2022
9 September 2021 The temporary stop on evictions for COVID-impacted renters in NSW who have lost significant income and cannot pay rent in full has been extended, with some exceptions.
RLC calls for unlawfully issued COVID-19 fines to be revoked
25 August 2021 RLC is calling on the NSW Government to revoke all COVID-19 fines that have been wrongfully issued by NSW Police to people undertaking lawful recreation.
We need a public health response based on trust and communication — not punishment, force and fear: Communality Legal Centres NSW statement on the Greater Sydney lockdown
5 August 2021 To stop the spread of COVID-19 across Greater Sydney and New South Wales we need clear, culturally appropriate communication, strong economic, health and social supports, and community relationships based on trust, says Community Legal Centres NSW.
Family law parenting orders: survey participants wanted
27 July 2021 Parents and carers with parenting orders from the family law courts are invited to take part in a survey.
Fair Work Commission announces 1.75% increase to minimum wages
23 July 2021 The Fair Work Commission has announced a 2.5% increase to minimum wages following its 2021 Annual Wage Review. 
Factsheet: COVID-19 lockdown rules in NSW
20 July 2021 RLC has released information on COVID-19 lockdown rules to help the community stay up-to-date with NSW’s rapidly changing public health laws.  
Support for international students during COVID-19
29 June 2021 There are a range of initiatives to support international students studying across the state during the pandemic.
Truth, Justice and the Redfern Way: RLC's comedy FUN–raiser is back!
25 June 2021 RLC's massive comedy fundraiser returns for its fourth big year at Giant Dwarf! BOOK NOW!
RLC staff acknowledged among 30 best and brightest young lawyers in Australia
11 June 2021 The Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 awards ceremony returned in 2021, and RLC was thrilled to see two of our staff nominated!
NSW to welcome back international students
10 June 2021 International students are expected to be welcomed back under a NSW Government pilot plan for their safe return over the second half of the year.