Save the date! - Come along to our 2017 IWD Fair to be held Sunday 5 March
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Story Club - this Saturday 23 April
Marrickville Legal Centre is thrilled to announce this very special event - please come to Story Club at Sydney Comedy Festival, this Saturday 23 April. Proceeds from ticket sales will be generously donated to Marrickville Legal Centre’s campaign to keep a domestic violence support worker on staff. Click here for tickets & more information.
MLC Youth Week Media Release
This week, 8 - 17 April, is National Youth Week, a time to celebrate the achievements and aspirations of young people, and to recognise the importance of funding youth specific services, like MLC's Youth Legal Service. Our Youth Week Media Release urges the Federal Government to commit to a brighter future for young people by reversing its decision to cut Community Legal Centre funding by 30% in 2017.
Tenancy Law Survey
NSW tenancy laws are currently under review. Thanks to everyone who completed our survey about tenants' rights for our submission. Our March newsletter includes a summary of our recommendations.
Bail Me Out
Marrickvile Legal Centre convenes the Youth Justice Coalition (YJC), which advocates for the rights of children and young people in NSW. The YJC produced this important report on the impact of bail on young people in 2010.
Cheers for Social Justice! Fundraiser
Thanks to all our friends and supporters who came to the MLC fundraiser at Lazybones Lounge late last year. We had a great night and raised over $14,000 to help fund our DV support worker next year. Click here for some highlights on the night.
Our November 2015 newsletter looks at the great work of our tenancy team supporting vulnerable tenants at risk of homelessness.
Our September 2015 newsletter focuses on the work of our DV support coordinator and the vital assistance provided to women affected by domestic violence.
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