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Media Release: NSW Police Release Sniffer Dog Procedures
11 November 2019

11 November 2019 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NSW Police Release Sniffer Dog...

Media Release: Coroner finds strip searches are causing harm and calls for change to the law
08 November 2019

8 November 2019 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Coroner finds strip searches are causing harm...

Media Release: Young women subjected to traumatic number of unnecessary strip searches
06 November 2019

06 November 2019 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Release: Call for NSW Police watchdog to investigate strip search quotas
30 September 2019

30 September 2019 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Release: UNSW report reveals extraordinary increase in police strip searches
21 August 2019

Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) is calling for immediate amendments to NSW strip-search laws as research...

Media Release: Redfern Legal Centre calls on NSW Police to immediately release internal police document reportedly outlining breaches of strip-search laws
24 June 2019

Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) is calling for the immediate release of an internal police document that...

Media Release: Police reported admission that strip search powers are being breached
23 June 2019

Redfern Legal Centre calls for immediate action on strip search laws, following the reported admission by...

Media Alert: Panel Discussion: Does NSW Have a Strip Search Problem?
17 May 2019

This Thursday, 16 May at 6pm, Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) is hosting a free panel discussion on strip...

RLC Media Release: Commuters subjected to another police search operation at Central Station
03 May 2019

‘Privacy screens’ have once again been erected at Central Station in a high foot traffic area at...

Media Release: Redfern Legal Centre concerned about police search operation at a public train station
14 March 2019

Redfern Legal Centre has raised grave concerns about increased police strip search activity in NSW,...

Media Release: Redfern Legal Centre launches campaign to stop strip searches
18 December 2018

On Wednesday 19 December, Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) launches ‘Safe & Sound’ – a campaign that seeks...

Media Release: A Call to End Predictive Policing Targeting Children as Young as Ten
22 August 2018

Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) is calling for an end to a New South Wales policing practice known as the...

RLC Media Release: Offensive language arrest found to be unlawful; court rules that police provoked student with “unjustified interference with civil liberties”
20 November 2017

On 20 November 2017 the District Court held that an arrest for the statement “none of your fucking...

Media Release: RLC and UNSW Law Join Forces on Police Accountability in NSW
23 June 2015

23 June 2015

Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) and UNSW Law today announced that the RLC Police Powers...

Media Release: Death in custody prompts recommendations to police and Corrective Services
14 February 2013

The State Coroner has released her recommendations following the conclusion of the Le Marseny inquest...