Redfern Legal Centre

Honouring Margaret Jones (1927–2019)

 

· Tuesday, March 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Margaret Jones, one of Redfern Legal Centre’s longest-serving volunteers, passed away last month, aged 91.

Introducing Nina Serova

 

· Friday, February 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Nina Serova will work closely with residents and agencies to ensure that they have the tools and information they need to take their views on the Waterloo redevelopment to government.

Raising awareness about sexual assault

 

· Tuesday, October 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

A new factsheet for students who have experienced sexual assault is available in 11 languages for international students.

Commission spotlights predatory and deceptive practices

 

· Wednesday, August 8, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders have been targeted or ignored by financial services.

Stand-up for social justice

 

· Saturday, April 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Redfern Legal Centre celebrates 40 years with a giant comedy fundraiser

Independent assistance for master planning

 

· Tuesday, April 4, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Kira Osborne and Thomas Chailloux have started work to independently resource tenants and community during planning for the Waterloo redevelopment.

‘We can handle the truth’

 

· Thursday, November 3, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

To date the government has only made four informal commitments to the community since announcing the project 12 months ago.

RLC funding update: three services saved, one to close

 

· Saturday, August 29, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Redfern Legal Centre has received some much-needed financial support after announcing a funding shortfall. But one important service is still going to close.

New arrest laws legalise poor policing, says legal expert

 

· Thursday, February 6, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

Two months before Barry O’Farrell announced the ‘one punch’ laws, he passed a different law that expands police powers to arrest without warrant. Like the ‘one punch’ laws, the arrest laws have been met with controversy, with some South Sydney community groups fearing the expanded arrest powers will reduce in-depth investigation and leave vulnerable people more exposed to abuse.

Housing NSW’s failure to respond to vulnerable tenants

 

· Wednesday, August 7, 2013 · 1 Comment 

 

REDFERN: Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) has lodged a complaint with the NSW Ombudsman regarding Housing NSW’s ongoing failure to respond to the needs of their tenants. The complaint, lodged on July 22, highlights six case studies in which tenants repeatedly tried to communicate with Housing NSW with no response.