News & Events

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. 
International Students and Wage Theft in Australia report highlights 'rampant' and sustained level of exploitation
29 June 2020 Despite commitments to improve conditions, international students are still subject to wage theft and poor employment conditions, a new report finds.
Class actions investigation seeks to hold NSW Police to account for unlawful strip searches
25 June 2020 Redfern Legal Centre has joined forces with class actions experts Slater and Gordon to announce an investigation into class action claims against NSW Police concerning the use of invasive and unlawful strip searches. 
RLC announces free legal advice service for people in NSW with COVID-19 fines
24 June 2020 People in NSW who have received a COVID-19 on-the-spot fine can contact RLC for free legal advice.