28/05/2020

Duty Lawyer Service saves courts time and money

Court proceedings can be daunting. For those who do not have the financial means to seek private legal representation, or who may be unfamiliar with the nuances of the legal..

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30/04/2020

Night at the legal advice clinic

Our state-wide Youth Legal Service (YLS) runs weekly advice clinics on Monday evenings. Recently the advice clinic has shifted how it operates to advise vulnerable young people, many of whom..

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24/04/2020

COVID-19 & laws on spitting and coughing

There are new laws in force in New South Wales relating to spitting and coughing because of the COVID-19 pandemic[1]. These laws may result in very serious penalties. The offenceIt..

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16/04/2020

COVID-19 & evictions moratorium in NSW

The NSW Government has introduced new laws that prevent some tenants being evicted during the coronavirus pandemic.  Marrickville Legal Centre’s Tenants’ Services have broken down the new Regulations announced on..

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15/04/2020

Emergency measures to protect tenants

Marrickville Legal Centre Tenants’ Advocates provide a brief summary of the eviction moratorium announced by the NSW Government.  A more detailed update will be posted following the publication of the..

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14/04/2020

COVID-19 & domestic and family violence

Marrickville Legal Centre's Domestic & Family Violence Support Service answers common queries about safety and support during the COVID-19 crisis. How can the COVID-19 virus be used as a power..

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