Media releases

06 Dec 2021

A coalition of legal and civil society organisations have called for a four month pause on COVID fine enforcement action.

15 Oct 2021

The NSW Government has missed a significant opportunity to take practical action to end Aboriginal deaths in custody.

16 Sep 2021

Over 100 prominent members of the legal, academic and political profession have endorsed an open letter sent to the NSW Premier, calling on the NSW Government to revoke wrongly issued COVID-19 fines.

04 Aug 2021

To stop the spread of COVID-19 across Greater Sydney and New South Wales we need clear, culturally appropriate communication, economic, health and social supports, and community relationships based on trust.

05 Jul 2021

Our new $200,000 scholarship will enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students to gain valuable work experience in community legal centres across New South Wales. 

22 Jun 2021

Today’s budget delivers a disappointing outlook for the future of access to justice in New South Wales and is a missed opportunity to address rising inequality and disadvantage.

15 Apr 2021

On the 30th Anniversary of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC), Community Legal Centres NSW stands in solidarity with the families of Aboriginal people who have died in custody. We support First Nations peoples’ repeated demands for systemic change.

29 Mar 2021

Our thoughts go out to the individuals, families and communities impacted by the devastating floods that have destroyed and damaged a staggering number of homes, infrastructure, animals and properties across the state in 2021. Community legal centres on the group are here for you, to help with issues such as insurance, tenancy, debt, lost documents, and more.