News & Events

Last chance to apply for international student COVID-19 crisis accommodation
2 February 2021 Applications to a groundbreaking NSW Government scheme offering temporary crisis accommodation to international students in NSW are set to close this month, but there is still time for students in need to apply.
Celebrating change: RLC's 2020 Annual General Meeting
16 November 2020 At the Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) AGM, Board and staff paid tribute to outgoing Board member Amy Monro, who stepped down after 8 years as Chair. Kerry O'Brien, was welcomed as Amy's successor, and is the first Koori Chair of the RLC Board.
How can financial institutions better address economic and financial abuse?
12 November 2020 New research from UNSW's Gendered Violence Research Network (GVRN) explores current knowledge of financial abuse in Australia and looks at ways financial services can better support victim-survivors.
First Nations artwork for RLC unveiled during NAIDOC Week
11 November 2020 In 2019, Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) received a grant from City of Sydney to commission an original First Nations artwork.
Report examines impact of COVID-19 on international student numbers
11 November 2020 There will be 300,000 fewer international students — half the pre-coronavirus numbers — in Australia by July 2021 if current travel restrictions remain in place, a new report from the Mitchell Institute projects.
Democracy in Colour annouces free workshops to address covid racism
12 October 2020 Democracy in Colour has launched a series of intervention workshops to empower people to intervene when they see racial abuse.
Webinar: COVID-19 and Your Visa
9 October 2020 This RLC webinar examines common visa issues for international students during COVID-19 and where to get visa advice. 
NSW police powers, fines and COVID-19: resources and factsheets
7 August 2020 RLC's police accountability practice has produced a number of resources about changes to COVID-19 public health orders in NSW, and information on payment and review options for people who have received penalty notices and court fines.
COVID-19 testing in Redfern
3 August 2020 Need a COVID-19 test? Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) is providing free COVID-19 testing and flu shots for the community at Redfern Health Centre, Monday to Friday from 9am-4pm.
Covid Impact Survey: Voicing temporary migrants’ experiences in Australia during COVID-19
29 June 2020 Academics at UNSW and UTS are conducting a national survey about the wellbeing of temporary migrants in Australia during COVID-19.