News & Events

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. 
RLC in the Media: Damaging cost of consumer leases like Radio Rentals
31 March 2017 By Tony Ibrahim. Published by CHOICE on 27 March 2017.  RLC's Credit & Debt solicitor Laura Bianchi talks to Tony Ibrahim from CHOICE about the pitfalls of consumer lease arrangements and payday loans.
RLC in the Media: What to do after storm damage, and dealing with insurance companies and landlords
28 March 2017 RLC's Melanie Bradfield spoke to SBS's 'The Feed' about what to do if your own home’s been damaged or flooded, whether you’re a tenant or a home owner.
RLC's Green Room is open for learning!
17 March 2017 In March, we officially launched our brand new education hub at Redfern Legal Centre with a series of new weekly student clinics.
RLC in the Media: Redfern Legal Centre Celebrates 40 years
1 March 2017 One of NSW's pioneering providers of community-based law is marking its 40th birthday with a fundraising push to further diversify its revenue streams and ensure it can continue to provide key services.