The Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2018, which passed through NSW Parliament this week, introduces welcome employment protections for pregnant women, according to Kingsford Legal Centre Director Anna Cody.
The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (the committee) has told the Australian Government it is failing to protect the human rights of Australian women and girls in many areas.
Many people in Australia can’t get the legal help they need. In 2014-2015, over 160,000 of Australia’s most disadvantaged and vulnerable people had to be turned away by community legal centres, largely due to a lack of resources.
$100,000 drop in funding for KLC would mean we would have toclose our Family and Domestic Violence Clinic, make redundant our Solicitor/Family & DV Law Community Legal Education Clinic Supervisor and reduce either Senior/Disc
Kingsford Legal Centre acknowledges the Gadigal and Bidjigal Clans, who traditionally occupied the Sydney Coast.
We respect those Elders, past and present, and thank them for allowing us to work and study on their lands