20/01/2021

Understanding strata by-laws

All strata schemes have by-laws which strata owner-occupiers and tenants should be up to date with. Marrickville Legal Centre’s statewide Strata Collective Sales Advocacy Service have broken down strata law..

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17/12/2020

Practical advocacy for social housing tenants

Marrickville Legal Centre is home to two tenancy services - the Inner West Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Service (IWTAAS) and Northern Sydney Area Tenants Service (NSATS). The services provide free, confidential legal information, advice and advocacy to renters..

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08/12/2020

Do not borrow to overcome debt

Beware of short-term credit, and debt ‘fixes’ The economic impacts of COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and employment have been significant. In the early days of COVID-19, the Government responded to..

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30/11/2020

Using artificial intelligence to improve access to justice

A new virtual legal assistant named ‘NALA’ is helping people with basic legal queries online. The artificially intelligent ‘New Age Legal Assistant’ launches today at Marrickville Legal Centre’s virtual Annual General Meeting…

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04/11/2020

Webinar: Young people, criminal records and discrimination in employment

Marrickville Legal Centre will be hosting a webinar on Friday 6 November to launch the report ‘Young people, criminal records and discrimination in employment”. The report, which was authored by..

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13/10/2020

Strata schemes can no longer ban pets

A big case was finalised yesterday in relation to the Strata Management Act. The case The case settled that a by-law creating a blanket ban on pets in a strata..

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