Working for Change - Police Complaints
Redfern Legal Centre works to make positive change to laws, the legal system and society in the area of Police Complaints.
07 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.
15 July 2020 RLC invites you to attend a free webinar on policing and justice reform in Australia.
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.
24 June 2020 People in NSW who have received a COVID-19 on-the-spot fine can contact RLC for free legal advice.
27 May 2020 Redfern Legal Centre and Slater and Gordon Lawyers are teaming up to investigate potential class actions for people who have been unlawfully strip-searched by NSW Police in the last six years.
03 April 2020 RLC has released a factsheet on new police powers introduced in NSW in response to COVID-19.
10 February 2020 New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties (NSWCCL), Redfern Legal Centre and 2SER are collaborating on Strip searches and the law: Project Podcast.
14 November 2019 On Tuesday 26 November, Redfern Legal Centre will be holding a free panel discussion about the use of police powers in NSW.
26 August 2019 On 22 August, Redfern Legal Centre released the report ‘Rethinking Strip Searches by NSW Police’ prepared by Dr Michael Grewcock and Dr Vicki Sentas from the Faculty of Law at UNSW Sydney.
22 August 2019 Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) is calling for immediate amendments to NSW strip-search laws as research reveals an almost twentyfold increase in strip searches in less than 12 years.