News & Events

RLC speaks up for public housing tenants in parliamentary inquiry
14 June 2016 RLC has spent many years advocating for public housing tenants waiting for basic repairs to be done on their homes. The lack of action they experience, even after correct procedure is followed, can be detrimental to people’s health and wellbeing.
International students' rights threatened by sham contract
14 June 2016 International students, like those embroiled in the 7-Eleven scandal, are increasingly falling victim to unfair employers who exploit their rights as employees.
Reform needed to protect older Australians
10 June 2016 RLC welcomes the Willing to Work report from the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), which again seeks to strengthen the accessibility and impact of anti-discrimination laws.
RLC on SBS Online
9 June 2016 SBS speaks to Tenants' Advocate about how RLC can assist renters with issues relating to damage caused by Sydney's wild storms.
RLC on ABC RN Background Briefing
6 June 2016 Anne Arnold investigates the exploitation of international students in the Australian workplace.
Shelter NSW - 2016 Federal Election Forum
28 May 2016 In this Federal Election, for the first time, housing will matter - if you live in Sydney and care about housing come to Shelter's housing election forum.  
RLC on ABC PM with Mark Colvin
13 May 2016 RLC solicitor Linda Tucker weighs in on the Government's proposed $200 a week internship scheme, declared 'illegal' by the Australian Council of Trade Unions.
Positions available in our Domestic Violence Service
12 May 2016 Redfern Legal Centre has three exciting positions available within its Sydney Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service.
NSW first hospital based Aboriginal Health-Justice Partnership takes justice to those for whom it is out of reach
7 April 2016 RLC and Sydney Local Health District's Aboriginal Health Justice Partnership provides legal services to Indigenous patients based at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
International student workers owed thousands in underpayments
7 April 2016 Following the 7-Eleven employment scandal and subsequent assurances from the Federal Government offered to employees who may have breached their visa conditions, numbers of complainants rose from the low hundreds to just over two thousand.