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Law Matters Program 132, 29th August 2018

Calla Wahlquist from The Guardian Australia discusses the Database that the Guardian have researched and established called: Deaths Inside: Indigenous Australian deaths in custody, which can be viewed online at: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/ng-interactive/2018/aug/28/deaths-inside-indigenous-australian-deaths-in-custody Download

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Law Matters Program 131, 15th August 2018

Guests: Mel Thomas from the University of WA lets us know about the 13th National Indigenous Law Conference which takes place at UWA on 25-26 September 2018.  More information on the conference at:  http://www.nilc2018.com.au/ Richard Weston, CEO at Healing Foundation, discusses a report launched earlier today (collated […]

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Law Matters Program 130, 1st August 2018

Guests: Glen Colbung, ALSWA Executive Board Vice President discusses the recent exposure of racist Facebook rants by a WA Police Officer, and chats about the historical and current day contributions of Aboriginal people in Western Australia. Robyn Westgate talks about the issues facing women in prison and […]

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Law Matters Program 129, 18th July 2018

WA’s Chief Justice Wayne Martin retires this week and he joins ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington in the studio to chat about his 12 years spent as Western Australia’s 13th Chief Justice. *NB: Due to technical problems, audio for this program is unavailable.

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Law Matters Program 128 4th July 2018

WA Police and Road Safety Minister Michelle Roberts chats with us from Halls Creek about new Kimberley local crime prevention initiatives; Parliamentary Education Officer Peter Dooley provides an insight into the Parliament of WA through discussion about regular tours, educational resources and the Aboriginal Gallery; ALSWA CLE […]

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Law Matters Program 127 20th June 2018

Guests: Carolyn Lewis from the First Nations Deaths in Custody Watch Committee who will present a workshop on the tragic passing of Ms. Dhu at the National NAIDOC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Conference in Sydney from 11-12 July 2018 and Andrew Meredith, Senior Library Officer/Client […]

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Law Matters Program 126, 23rd May 2018

Guests: Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Director of Legal Services Peter Collins discusses this week’s announcement that a 24 hour hotline will be set up requiring police to call the ALSWA whenever an Aboriginal person is brought into a lock-up; and: It’s Scams Awareness Week so we […]

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24 Hour Legal Hotline Welcomed by ALSWA 21 May 2018

MEDIA STATEMENT   The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Limited (ALSWA) has welcomed today’s announcement by the State Government that Western Australia will receive Federal funding to establish a statewide 24 hour hotline, requiring police to call the ALSWA whenever an Aboriginal person is brought into a […]

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Moorditj Mag on RTR-FM 17th May 2018

Acclaimed author Kim Scott spoke about his latest novel ‘Taboo’ with presenters Jim Morrison and Jodi Hoffmann (ALSWA Media Officer). Listen to the program here: http://rtrfm.com.au/story/moorditj-mag-with-kim-scott-jodie-hoffman-and-jim-morrison/  

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