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International Students: Say G'Day to My Legal Mate!
09 March 2021 A free interactive Lord Mayor's Welcome Event for international students in NSW, presented by Redfern Legal Centre.
Last chance to apply for international student COVID-19 crisis accommodation
02 February 2021 Applications to a groundbreaking NSW Government scheme offering temporary crisis accommodation to international students in NSW are set to close this month, but there is still time for students in need to apply.
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.
Webinar: COVID-19 and Your Visa
09 October 2020 This RLC webinar examines common visa issues for international students during COVID-19 and where to get visa advice. 
Free access to My Legal Mate for international students in NSW
30 June 2020 International students in NSW can now apply for free access to Redfern Legal Centre's multi-language legal assistance app, My Legal Mate.   
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. 
NSW Government announces temporary crisis accommodation and other supports for international students facing hardship
22 June 2020 International students in NSW can now apply for temporary crisis accommodation funded by the NSW Government in partnership with quality student accommodation and homestay providers.
Food relief for international students and temporary visa holders
12 June 2020 Emergency food relief is available for international students and temporary visa holders at weekly pop-up Hamper Hubs across Sydney. 
RLC welcomes NSW Government support to international students during COVID-19
18 May 2020 The NSW Government has announced a $20 million dollar relief package to support international students in NSW during the...
Advice for international students facing hardship during COVID-19
30 March 2020 Many international students are facing severe hardship at this difficult time. Here is some helpful information for international students during the coronavirus pandemic.