Justice targets required to reduce appalling imprisonment rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - March 2018

The Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT), The Law Society of NSW, Community LegalCentres NSW and Kingsford Legal Centre have united to call upon the Australian andNSW Governments to recognise and address the shameful incarceration rates ofAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


NSW debt recovery laws improved by amendments

Community Legal Centres NSW (CLCNSW) and Redfern Legal Centre have welcomed key amendments to the State Debt Recovery Bill 2017 which passed the NSW Legislative Council yesterday.  More >

New leadership for Community Legal Centres NSW - February 2018

The Board of Community Legal Centres NSW (CLCNSW) is excited to announce the new Executive Director for the organisation. Tim Leach will start as Executive Director of CLCNSW on Monday 12 February 2018, coming to the sector with a wide range of skills and experience.

Illawarra Legal Centre 30-year volunteers win 2017 CLCNSW Justice Award - October 2017

Community Legal Centres NSW (CLCNSW) congratulates the group of six volunteers from the Illawarra Legal Centre who were last week awarded the Community Legal Centres NSW Award at the 2017 Justice Awards.

Time for change on incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples - July 2017

Community Legal Centres NSW, peak body for community legal centres in NSW, today welcomed Australian Law Reform Commission's opening of submissions for the inquiry into the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Changes coming for financial services consumers - June 2017

In case you missed it, the Federal Government have announced significant changes to consumer protections in the banking and financial services space. While the new Bank Levy received all the headlines, there are a number of huge changes that are a big deal for consumers, lawyers and financial counsellors alike.

Community legal centres welcome $6 million funding boost for access to justice in NSW - June 2017

The 2017-18 NSW Budget confirms the NSW government's commitment to increasing access to justice in NSW, in the form of an additional $6 million over two years.


Media Release: CLCNSW welcome crucial funding from NSW government

CLCNSW welcome crucial funding from NSW governmentNSW Attorney General Mark Speakman today announced over $6 million over two years in additional funding for community legal centres in NSW, stepping in to fill the void created by a pending reduction in funding by the federal government of 23 per cent in NSW.  More >

Vulnerable and disadvantaged put at risk by pending funding cuts - March 2017

Pending Federal funding cuts to community legal centres across Australia will put some of the most vulnerable people in the country at further risk of harm. Community Legal Centres NSW is calling on the Federal Government to commit to reversing the cuts, in light of support from the NSW Attorney General and commitments from the Labor Party.

Labor support for community legal centres a welcome start - February 2017

Community Legal Centres NSW (CLCNSW) have welcomed today's announcement of the Australian Labor Party's commitment to campaigning against Federal funding cuts to community legal centres, due to commence on 1 July 2017.

CLCNSW Budget Submission 2017-2018 - February 2017

CLCNSW Budget Submission to the NSW Government for the 2017-2018 Budget

Ensure people with disability have free legal advice - December 2015

Online auction to support CLCNSW opens today - November 2015

International call for improved access to justice in Australia - November 2015

CLCNSW asks Attorney General to protect Domestic Violence victims - November 2015

NSW Community Legal Centres celebrate 40 years - October 2015

CLCNSW supports call for closure of Pacific off-shore detentions sites - October 2015

Job Vacancy - Sector Relations and Administration Officer - September 2015

Funding for family violence step in right direction yet thousands of women and children will still be at risk - September 2015

Concern for social housing tenants - September 2015

Victims compensation partial reversal - August 2015

Funding for Community Legal Centres left to last minute - June 2015

CLCNSW makes submission to Review of Police Oversight - June 2015

Relief for disadvantaged communities as NACLC welcomes reversal of funding cuts to legal assistance - April 2015

Community Legal Centres crisis meeting to prevent closures - March 2015

Victims compensation change is a good start - March 2015

Community Legal Centres funding crisis - March 2015


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