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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.

07 Sep 2022

The submissions outline key concerns with the coercive control legislation, and advocate for greater consultation and a phased approach, for systemic racism in the criminal legal system to be addressed, and for greater attention to be paid to the experiences of LGBTQI+ people, First Nations women, and people with disability.

06 Sep 2022

Kamilaroi man Brian-John Attard from Seniors Rights Service has been awarded First Nations Lawyer of the Year at the 2022 Ngalaya Ball.

09 Aug 2022

The community legal sector’s holistic vision for justice to ensure that our communities are fairer and more-inclusive places, where everyone is housed, safe, and has the support they need to thrive and participate.

02 Aug 2022

On August 11 2022, Community Legal Centres NSW will launch Change takes community: Action for a fairer future at NSW Parliament House.

01 Aug 2022

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.

04 Jul 2022

Community legal centres are here for you if you've been affected by floods in NSW. We can help with issues such as insurance, tenancy, lost documents, and more.

30 May 2022

Join us to hear from Gomeroi/Gamilaraay people who are fighting against extraction and to protect Country for future generations.

02 May 2022

Our inaugural First Nations cadetship program has kicked off to great success. Meet the people participating in the program. 

12 Apr 2022

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.

04 Apr 2022

You could be entitled to a $75,000 reparation payment from the NSW Government. Applications for the NSW Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme have been extended to 30 June 2023. Community legal centres can help you apply now.

22 Feb 2022

Community legal centres are able to mobilise quickly, make and sustain connections, and support people in times of vulnerability, hardship, and crisis.

22 Feb 2022

We have developed this RAP to demonstrate our commitment to develop respectful relationships and to address systemic injustices Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are still experiencing because of the legal system introduced with colonialism.

16 Feb 2022

This recuperative and collaborative event will focus on cultural self-care, developing principles for First Nations employment, and connecting with communities across the state.

08 Feb 2022

Quarterlies are a chance for everyone who works at community legal centres in New South Wales to catch-up, learn, share experiences, and coordinate advocacy.

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.

01 Dec 2021

The Employment Rights Legal Service is a new free legal service for migrants and vulnerable workers in NSW.