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

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About ALSWA

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.

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ALSWA Media Statements

  • 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...
  • OPCAT RATIFICATION ANNOUNCEMENT
    ALSWA WELCOMES OPCAT RATIFICATION ANNOUNCEMENT 10TH February 2017 The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA) welcomes the announcement by the Commonwealth Government that...
  • Decision in Ms Dhu’s death in custody inquest
    Decision in Ms Dhu’s death in custody inquest set for Friday 16th December December 14, 2016 The Western Australian State Coroner will hand...
  • Statement to Media – Della Rae Morrison
    Della Rae Morrison, a much loved and respected Bibbulman Noongar woman has been overwhelmed by the support she has received since her traumatic...
  • ALSWA CEO Dismayed at WA Police Commissioner
    As a proud Aboriginal man, a father and a former teacher, I am dismayed to see WA Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan endorsing the...

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
URGENT AFTER HOURS Criminal Matter:
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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Warning

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned that this website may contain images and names of people who have passed away.

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