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Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) opened its doors in 1977 and since has supported thousands of the most vulnerable members of our community gain access to justice.

Who we are

Legal help can provide a crucial intervention at a crisis point in a person's life. We provide free legal advice to people who could not otherwise gain access to legal assistance. By providing free, high quality legal services to disadvantaged people in our communities RLC is helping marginalized individuals achieve justice.

What we do

-Help women escape domestic violence
-Fight discrimination and human rights violations
-Give a voice to those who have have police complaints or who have been the victim of police misconduct
-Advice and represent vulnerable tenants to prevent homelessness
-Provide support for individuals facing employment disputes; such as unfair dismissal
-Assist people experiencing credit and debt problems; such as being exploited by unfair lending practices
-Government accountability.

In addition to providing legal advice and casework to disadvantaged Australians, RLC supports the community through education and advocacy.