Refugee & Immigration Legal Centre, Inc (RILC)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: Level 1, 121-123 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy
VIC 3065
Country: Australia
Region: Oceania
Website: http://www.rilc.org.au/
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Areas:
  • Counselling
  • Anti-Human Trafficking
  • Criminal Justice
  • Legal Assistance
Short description:
-The Refugee & Immigration Legal Centre Inc. (RILC) is an independent community legal centre specialising in all aspects of refugee and immigration law, policy and practice.
-Objectives:
To assist impoverished and disadvantaged individuals and/or groups who lack sufficient financial resources to resolve problems concerning their rights and obligations in the areas of immigration and citizenship and refugee law, policy and procedures.
To provide free legal advice, consultation and assistance to workers in the welfare sector to allow them to assist or advise individuals or groups of the aforementioned type in the resolution of problems concerning immigration and citizenship and refugee law, policy and procedures.
To educate legal and welfare workers and the public in current immigration and citizenship and refugee law, policy and procedures.
To develop training materials and resources for the purposes of education and advocacy in immigration, citizenship and refugee law, policy and procedures.
To initiate and promote law reform in the areas of immigration and citizenship and refugee law, policy and procedures.
To provide where necessary and possible, advice and referral with respect to social, material, and psychological needs of the clients of the service.
To promote non-racist, non-discriminatory immigration, citizenship and refugee law, policy and procedure.
To promote these objectives in the context of a multicultural and multilingual society.
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