Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (Inc.) (ALSWA)


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ALSWA provides legal aid services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples throughout Western Australia in accordance with grant conditions imposed by the Commonwealth Attorney General’s Department.

ALSWA has a head office in Perth and offices in 14 country locations.


ALSWA Media Statements

  • Legal Clinic – Wheatbelt Legal Centres
    Free Community Event in Northam Northam on 4th & 5th April Book online ...
  • Free Legal Advice
    Free Community Event Wednesday 22 March at the Meekatharra courthouse 9:30 – 2:00 pm Thursday 23 March at the Cue courthouse 9:30 – 2:00 pm...
  • Law Matters Program 108, 1st March 2017
    Welcome back to Law Matters for another year! Our guests on our first 2017 program are ALSWA’s Community Legal Education Officer Sabah Rind...
  • Law Matters Return to Airwaves 2017
    Law Matters returned to the airwaves today for another big year of broadcasting on 100.9FM 6NME Noongar Radio in Perth. The fortnightly program,...
  • Vale Mark Newhouse
    Deaths in Custody Watch Committee WA   The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA sends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of...

Governing Commitee

An 8 member Executive Committee, consisting of elected Aboriginal community representatives from around the State, governs ALSWA.

The 8 electoral regions that determine the representatives are shown to the right.

The Committee meets four times a year to make decisions influencing operational procedures, organisational functions and policy directions of the Service.

The Executive Committee may form sub-committees on specific issues as it sees the need.

Electoral Regions

• Central (Metropolitan)
• Central Desert
• East Kimberley
• Gascoyne/Murchison
• Goldfields
• Pilbara
• South West
• West Kimberley

Contact ALSWA

1800 019 900
ALSWA Freecall from anywhere in WA.

7 Aberdeen Street
Perth WA 6000
(near McIver Train Station)

Phone: +61 8 9265 6666
Fax: +61 8 9221 1767
08 9265 6644
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ALSWA Services

ALSWA provides legal advice and representation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in WA in Criminal, Family, Civil and Human Rights Law with additional services in community legal education, advocacy and the protection and promotion of human rights .

For detailed information about the services ALSWA provides, click the button below:

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