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WESTS celebrates 10 years

The Western Sydney Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Service (WESTS) recently celebrated their 10 year anniversary at Western Sydney Community Legal Centre (WSCLC). They were pleased to be joined by Dr Geoff Lee, Member for Parramatta and Parliamentary Secretary for Western Sydney and Multiculturalism. [...]

  • WSCLC staff and advocates from Disability Advocacy NSW supporting the #StandByMe campaign

WSCLC supports #StandByMe and Disability Advocacy

The Commonwealth Government recently announced that funding for national disability advocacy will end in June 2020. NSW state funding for advocacy, information and peak representation is also slated to cease in June 2018. This threatens a number of services which provide advocacy, information and [...]

Building relationships in multicultural Western Sydney

Leticia Marquez (right) and Rosemary Kariuki-Fyfe, at the African Women’s Group End of Year Celebration. Leticia Marquez is the Multicultural Specialist Court Advocacy Worker at WSCLC. This role is part of the Parramatta Womens’ Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (WDVCAS). WDVCAS [...]

WSCLC meets with delegation from China University of Political Science and Law

On 24 January 2018, 27 students and lecturers from the China University of Political Science [...]

WSCLC Annual Report 2016-2017

The WSCLC Annual Report for 2016-2017 is now available – our first Annual Report since [...]

WSCLC participates in White Ribbon across Western Sydney

WSCLC proudly participated in a number of White Ribbon events this year. White Ribbon is [...]

Maria Girdler returns to WSCLC

On 3 October Maria Girdler returned as Director of WSCLC. Maria had previously worked as [...]

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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

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