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Let's change strip search laws in NSW! Help us stop unnecessary strip searches and create safe festivals for all. Visit our website to learn more.
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Redfern Legal Centre Aug 31
Have you been in NSW? Sign up to this free webinar to learn more about how a class action against NSW Police can help stop unlawful strip searches. BOOK HERE:
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Safe and Sound Feb 24
RLC police powers solicitor Sam Lee and NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge discuss invasive and potentially unlawful strip searches carried out by NSW Police at a minor’s only festival this weekend.
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Safe and Sound Feb 12
is calling for a special audit of the NSW Police quota system following revelations that NSW Police stopped & searched people almost a-quarter-of-a-million times last financial year to meet quotas. READ MEDIA RELEASE:
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Safe and Sound Feb 8
“It is vital that New South Wales has a well-funded, highly resourced and independent police watchdog... removal of two LECC commissioners and the cutting short of the strip-search inquiry will not instil public confidence in such processes.”-Sam Lee RLC
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Safe and Sound Jan 19
“There is a tension in these laws and in their application, one that approaches an abuse of power.”
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Safe and Sound Dec 10
The New South Wales government will ignore the bulk of the recommendations from a landmark inquest into drug deaths at music festivals, with the premier, Gladys Berejiklian, saying she is “closing the door” on pill testing.
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Redfern Legal Centre Dec 8
If you think strip-search laws need to change, sign this petition launched today with GetUp! See our story in the
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Safe and Sound Dec 1
A LECC inquiry has today heard disturbing allegations about police strip searches of three underage boys at Lost Music Festival where nothing illegal was found.
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Safe and Sound Nov 25
Learn about police powers, strip searches, drug dogs and the law at our free legal info session. Newtown Neighborhood Centre 7pm tonight. Register here:
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Safe and Sound Nov 3
Disturbing revelations today about funding cuts to the internal police watchdog, the LECC, leaving it unable to investigate 98% of the allegations it receives.
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Safe and Sound 27 Oct 19
Race is an issue being lost in the current debate around . It’s important we don’t lose sight of the fact that some people are more policed than others, writes RLC’s Sam Lee for
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Redfern Legal Centre 25 Oct 19
This week, RLC’s police powers solicitor wrote to the LECC reiterating our concerns that the NSW Police personal search manual “fails to provide police with clear and rigorous guidance regarding the legal thresholds” when conducting strip searches.
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Safe and Sound 21 Oct 19
Seven children were strip-searched by members of NSW Police at Splendour in the Grass music festival last year. Only one had a support person available during the search, despite this being a legal requirement.
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Redfern Legal Centre 19 Sep 19
Team RLC ready to match for and the future of our planet!
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Redfern Legal Centre 13 Sep 19
Our volunteers are trying to raise $5,000 to support Redfern Legal Centre in the this weekend. Can you help them reach the finish line?
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Safe and Sound 7 Sep 19
Huge news and hopefully a signal that the state government is willing to revisit its stance on other laws, like strip search laws.
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Safe and Sound 30 Aug 19
Redfern Legal Centre's latest e-Bulletin is packed with info on and the law! it includes research findings from , a roundup of current media debate & tips for lawyers and people who have been unlawfully searched. READ:
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David Follent 26 Aug 19
Full house for the post lunch the conference... excellent yarns around power in partnerships
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Legal Aid NSW 26 Aug 19
A great start to the National Community Legal Centres Conference. We're excited about what we can learn over the next three days! @NACLCComms
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Human Rights Law Centre 26 Aug 19
Congratulations on the new name and look, @NACLCComms! Best of luck for the conference. It's inspiring to see community legal centres, from all around Aus, come together to share ideas and support one another.
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