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25 Sep 2023

After careful consideration, and talking to the Community Legal Centres NSW Aboriginal Advisory Group and our other First Nation colleagues, Community Legal Centres NSW supports the Yes campaign on the Voice to Parliament.

05 Jun 2023

Community legal centre outreach programs provide a vital service for remote areas but resourcing problems mean they could vanish any time.

29 May 2023

Hear from the Barang Regional Alliance about voting 'yes' to the Voice, watch video clips produced by Barang, and join an open yarn on the Voice.

17 May 2023

A new free legal resources hub, developed by Community Legal Centres NSW, empowers people with legal knowledge and tools

02 May 2023
Community legal centre networks meet at each Quarterly to coordinate advocacy, skills share, and develop joint strategies for improving peoples' experiences of the legal system
18 Apr 2023

We all deserve to be safe at work and free from discrimination and sexual harassment. While sexual harassment is pervasive across all industries and all employment levels in Australia, it is not inevitable.

17 Apr 2023

Community legal centres give free and confidential help. Answer a few questions on Find free legal help to find out who you should contact for legal advice, information, or support.

31 Mar 2023

We believe in building a society that is fair, just, and inclusive. This is only possible if we take a collective stand against hate and discrimination.

21 Mar 2023

The poster outlines the values, principles and actions needed to support First Nations employment at community legal centres.

14 Mar 2023

Community Legal Centres NSW invites Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people studying Law, Social Work, Communications, or Community Development to apply for our First Nations Cadetship Program.

07 Mar 2023
This year community legal centres in NSW supported more than 51,000 people and provided more than 209,000 services.
07 Mar 2023

Community Legal Centres NSW is proud to announce the launch of Talking justice, a values-based communications guide for community legal centres that provides guidance on.

02 Mar 2023

Community Legal Centres NSW's First Nations Cadetship Program, aimed at addressing the under-representation of Aboriginal people in the state’s legal sector, is being extended after a successful first year.

22 Feb 2023

Skills development, training and collaboration are important. That's why we organise Quarterlies – a chance for everyone who works at community legal centres in New South Wales to catch-up, learn, share experiences, and coordinate advocacy.

30 Nov 2022

The Federal Government has announced it will remove ‘gag’ clauses that restricted community legal centres’ ability to participate in law reform and advocacy, campaign for systemic change, and challenge unjust laws. 

29 Nov 2022
The Australian Centre for Disability Law has established a free legal service for people with disability who are victim-survivors of domestic, family and sexual violence.
21 Nov 2022

In early 2022, Lismore was hit with the worst flood in the region’s history. The Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre were on the frontline of the climate disaster.

10 Nov 2022

Community Legal Centres NSW offers our full-hearted support to the Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT and AbSec in calling for the NSW Government to end the over-representation of Aboriginal children in out-of-home care.

08 Nov 2022

This November, for the first time in over a year, our Quarterly events will be in-person.

01 Nov 2022

We welcome the release of the National Plan, particularly its recognition that social security and housing are essential when it comes to preventing violence.

19 Oct 2022

A statement of concern from the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC), Community Legal Centres NSW, Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC), Amnesty International Australia, Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT), First People's Disability Network Australia (FPDNA) and Change the Record.