News & Events

NSW Fair Trading recommends changes to tenancy law
5 September 2016 The Department of Fair Trading has released a report making recommendations about changes that should be made to the Residential Tenancy Act 2010 as part of its five-year statutory review.
Toxic workplaces – can we do better?
31 August 2016 At Redfern Legal Centre we see clients every week experiencing significant psychological distress as a result of bullying, harassment or discrimination at work as well as termination of their employment.
Consorting Laws – Impact on Vulnerable People
31 August 2016 The NSW Ombudsman has released a review of the operation of the consorting offence in the Crimes Act.
Explainer: Everything you need to know about funeral insurance, low-income insurance and financial hardship programs
29 August 2016 Purchasing hefty insurance plans – such as funeral insurance and home and car insurance – can often seem like a sensible option.
Statutory Review of Victims Rights and Support Act 2013
29 August 2016 Sydney WDVCAS has recently made a submission to the statutory review of the Victims Rights and Support Act 2013.
New police powers legislation impact NSW citizen's rights
27 June 2016 The NSW Government has recently passed four new bills, all of which will function to increase police powers while further restricting the rights of NSW citizens
Join Team RLC
16 June 2016 Increased competition and decreased government funding to community legal centres has meant less financial support for RLC
Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence report finalised
16 June 2016 RLC welcomes the finalisation of the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence report.
RLC in the Medical Journal of Australia
16 June 2016 Redfern Legal Centre's Health Justice Partnership with Sydney Local Health District in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Taking out the trash: useless ‘junk policy’ insurance policies
16 June 2016 Insurance customers may be at risk of paying add - on costs for useless and nonessential items