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News 2017-08-25T06:17:26+00:00

WSCLC participates in White Ribbon across Western Sydney

WSCLC proudly participated in a number of White Ribbon events this year. White Ribbon is a global campaign to prevent men's violence against women. The campaign’s vision in Australia is for a nation that respects women, in which every woman lives in safety, [...]

Maria Girdler returns to WSCLC

On 3 October Maria Girdler returned as Director of WSCLC. Maria had previously worked as Manager for over 18 years until February 2017. With Maria’s return, Paula Chegwidden has taken up a new role developed through the WSCLC restructure of Community Program Manager [...]

Working together for justice for WSU students and the wider community

For over eight years Western Sydney University (WSU) and Western Sydney Community Legal Centre have been working together to provide legal services to students and disadvantaged people in the Western Sydney Community. Zaky Orya (Student Legal Services Solicitor) and Susannah Coles (Parramatta [...]

  • Make Renting Fair supporters at WSCLC

WSCLC supports Make Renting Fair

Western Sydney Community Legal Centre was pleased to host a special event in support of [...]

Community legal centres support marriage equality

Statement published by NACLC, 25 August 2017. The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC), [...]

We support Wear it Purple!

WSCLC staff participated in Wear it Purple on Friday 25th August, to show our support [...]

WSCLC hosts Indonesian delegation

In July WSCLC was able to host a delegation from Indonesia through our friends at [...]

WSCLC at NAIDOC

This year Western Sydney Legal Centre held a stall at the local NAIDOC event hosted [...]

  • Local Koori young people with NRL players, Mt Druitt TAFE students, and community workers

WSCLC and Mt Druitt TAFE working together in support of local Koori kids

The WSCLC Children’s Court Assistance Scheme (CCAS) has been working with Mt Druitt TAFE and [...]

New Family Advocacy and Support Services launched

Wednesday 17th May saw the launch of the new Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) [...]

New tenancy outreach service in Western Sydney

The Western Sydney Tenants' Advice and Advocacy Service (WESTS) has begun a new outreach service [...]

CLC funding to be reinstated by Federal Government

On Monday 24th April, Federal Attorney General George Brandis and Senator Michaelia Cash announced that [...]

Sometimes you need help to get on the right track

Raymond Morris is a public housing tenant who's very active in his community – he's mentored [...]

  • NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman with WSLC staff

WSCLC welcomes funding announcement by NSW Government

On the 12th April NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman visited Western Sydney Community Legal Centre [...]

30% funding cut looms for Community Legal Centres

On 1 July 2017, Commonwealth funding for Community Legal Centres (CLCs) across Australia under the [...]

Macquarie Legal Centre Annual Report for 2015-2016

2015-2016 was a busy and challenging year for Macquarie Legal Centre. Perhaps the biggest change [...]

  • Veselko Cuic (centre) with WSCLC Rooty Hill Branch staff at the Justice Awards

WSCLC Supervising Solicitor nominated for Justice Medal

Veselko Cuic, Supervising Solicitor at WSCLC Rooty Hill Office, was nominated for the Justice Medal [...]

  • WSCLC logo

New logo, new website!

Our new website has up-to-date information about our various programs and offices. The site will [...]

  • WSCLC workers

WSCLC – a new CLC serving Western Sydney

Western Sydney Community Legal Centre (WSCLC) formed in mid 2016 with the merger of three [...]

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