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Law Matters Program 124, 11th April 2018

Sallie McLean, Principal Legal Officer, Australian Law Reform Commission about ‘Pathways to Justice – An Inquiry into the Incarceration Rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Rodney Dillon, Amnesty Indigenous Rights Advisor Bonnie Djordjevic, ALSWA Civil and Human Rights Unit lawyer Download

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Law Matters Program 123, 28 March 2018

Guests: Nyoongar human rights lawyer Dr. Hannah McGlade, and from the ALSWA Broome office, Court Officer Teeka Skeen and lawyer Marcus Dyason Download

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RETIREMENT OF WA CHIEF JUSTICE The Hon Wayne Martin AC

ALSWA ON RETIREMENT OF WA CHIEF JUSTICE Following today’s announcement that Western Australia’s Chief Justice The Hon Wayne Martin AC, will retire later this year, the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA) reflects on the strong rapport that has been built between ALSWA and the Chief Justice […]

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FREE LEGAL ADVICE – Busselton, Collie and Bunbury – 9th, 10th and 11th April 2018

ALSWA Lawyer Lexi Lachal from the Civil & Human Rights Unit, can provide: on matters below: Police Complaints Racial Discrimination Consumer Rights False Imprisonment Prison Complaints Coronial Inquests Deaths in Custody Govt agency complaints MONDAY 9 April HARVEY COURT HOUSE, TUESDAY 10 April BUSSELTON COURT HOUSE, WEDNESDAY […]

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LAW MATTERS PROGRAM 122, 14TH March 2018

Guests: ALSWA Community Legal Education Officer Sabah Rind, and ALSWA Civil/Human Rights Unit Lawyer Ashley Truscott (discussing the rights of prisoners). Download

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LAW MATTERS Program 121, 28th February 2018

Kevin Blurton, ALSWA Bunbury Senior Court Officer, on 30 years at ALSWA – Kevin is also the Male recipient of the NATSILS Trevor Christian Award for Employee of the Year nationally.   Journalist Michael Brull from New Matilda about his 5 part series on the treatment of […]

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Law Matters – Aboriginal Legal Service Enters New Era

History was made when the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia Limited (ALSWA) held its inaugural Annual General Meeting since transitioning from an incorporated body to a company limited. This heralds exciting times ahead for ALSWA, which has a long proud history of providing a quality legal […]

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2017/18 CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR CLOSURE DATES

The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Limited will CLOSE at midday on Friday 22nd December and will RE-OPEN at 8.30 am on Monday 8th January 2018 For URGENT criminal matters during this period, please phone the ALSWA After Hours number – 08 9265 6644

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LAW MATTERS Program 120, 6th December 2017

In our final program for 2017, ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington and WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson discuss ways of moving forward and how the over-representation of Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system can be overcome. We also speak with David Braddock, Head of the Child Welfare […]

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ALSWA Annual Report 2017

ALSWA Annual Report 2017

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