Latest news

20 Dec 2021
A new Financial Management training package to build the capacity of community legal centres to deliver best practice financial management and reporting.
06 Dec 2021
A coalition of legal and civil society organisations have called for a four month pause on COVID fine enforcement action, as new figures reveal communities with high numbers of people facing disadvantage have been hit with the most fines, and real doubts about whether many have been issued correctly and fairly.
01 Dec 2021
The Employment Rights Legal Service is a new free legal service for migrants and vulnerable workers in NSW.
24 Nov 2021
This year community legal centres in NSW supported more than 54,000 people and provided more than 185,000 services. Our movement supports people experiencing violence and abuse, financial hardship, housing insecurity, discrimination, and other legal issues.
15 Nov 2021
A fair and just immigration system means that a person’s right to feel safe, to stay with their kids and to fully participate in our community is not dependent on their visa status.
15 Nov 2021
Far West Community Legal Centre on community power, ending postcode injustice, and the change needed to ensure people in regional, rural and remote areas can access the support they need to thrive and live safe and healthy lives.
04 Nov 2021
The HIV/AIDS Legal Centre has a vision for justice that tackles stigma, ends discrimination, and ensures the social and physical wellbeing of people living with HIV.
04 Nov 2021
Housing, domestic violence, and fines have an added complexity in Albury–Wodonga, a town that straddles both New South Wales and Victoria. By Hume Riverina Community Legal Service.
04 Nov 2021
Systemic change is needed to address the abuse of older people, and ensure that the rights and values of older people are respected. By Seniors Rights Service.
04 Nov 2021
Strengthening sex workers' rights, a fairer system for trans people, and a compassionate health-based approach to drug use are all part of Inner City Legal Centre's vision for a just future.
01 Nov 2021
In response to burnout and vicarious trauma of the pandemic, increasing workloads, and complex matters, Community Legal Centres NSW has committed to helping centres strengthen their capacity to build trauma informed practices.
20 Oct 2021
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.
20 Oct 2021
For justice advocates, Budget Estimates sessions provide an important opportunity to dig into the details of government policy and gain crucial information about priority areas of law reform.
15 Oct 2021
The NSW Government has missed a significant opportunity to take practical action to end Aboriginal deaths in custody, following its rejection of a number of positive initiatives proposed by the Select Committee Inquiry into the High Level of First Nations People in Custody and Oversight and Review of Deaths.
27 Sep 2021
This community-controlled organisation provides holistic and culturally safe legal and non-legal services in Forbes and throughout the central-west.