News & Events

Going Back To Uni? Check Out RLC's Share Housing Survival Guide
19 February 2018 With uni going back for another year, this is a busy time for students looking for accommodation.
Make Renting Fair: It's Time To End 'No Grounds' Evictions
15 February 2018 RLC is proud to support Make Renting Fair, a community campaign calling for a better, fairer deal for renters in NSW.
New report – Monitoring Racial Profiling: Introducing a scheme to prevent unlawful stops and searches by Victoria Police
8 September 2017 The Police Stop Data Working Group have released a new report calling on Victoria Police and the government to take urgent steps to monitor racial profiling in police stops and searches.
New USyd legal clinic launches at RLC
1 August 2017 A new student clinic at RLC is giving students from the University of Sydney practical experience in employment, discrimination and human rights law.
New Principal Solicitor for Redfern Legal Centre
24 July 2017 After 14 years of steady leadership of the legal practice at Redfern Legal Centre, our Principal Solicitor, Elizabeth Morley is retiring.
RLC providing community assistance with NSW Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme
13 July 2017 In December 2016, the NSW government announced a long-awaited compensation package for members of the Stolen Generations.
New police oversight body for NSW
2 July 2017 The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) is a new independent oversight body for the NSW Police Force and NSW Crime Commission. 
NSW survey highlights legal needs of sharehousing tenants
6 June 2017 A survey from the Tenants' Union of NSW (TUNSW) and Tenants Advice and Advocacy Services (TAAS) has found that many sharehousing tenants in NSW do not have written tenancy agreements, making them vulnerable to unfair eviction.
New Family Advocacy and Support Service (FASS) launched
21 May 2017 On 17 May, Susan Smith, the Coordinator of RLC's Sydney Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (Sydney WDVCAS), spoke at the launch of the new Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) program. 
The Right Direction: Protecting International Students at Work
9 April 2017 RLC’s Dr Linda Tucker and Sean Stimson explain why international students are fearful of speaking out about workplace exploitation, and propose an innovative law reform-based solution.