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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 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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LAW MATTERS Program 119, 11th October 2017

Guest:  Jim Morrison, 2017 joint recipient (with Angela Ryder) of the 2017 John Curtin Medal Download

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LAW MATTERS Program 118, 13th September 2017

LAW MATTERS Program 118, 13th September 2017 Guests: Black Comedy’s Steven Oliver is an Ambassador for R U OK. He joins us to chat about the importance of R U OK’s vision, which is of a world where we’re all connected and protected from suicide. Their mission […]

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LAW MATTERS Program 117, 2nd August 2017

Guests: Professor Neil Morgan, Inspector of Custodial Services in WA, and Joseph Wallan, OICS Community Liaison Officer, discussing the recent OICS Report:  “Behaviour Management Practices at Banksia Hill Detention Centre” Download  

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LAW MATTERS Program 116, 19th July 2017

Guests: Shahleena Musk, Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC) Senior Policy Advocate and Raymond Muir, ALSWA (Albany based) Court Officer. Download

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LAW MATTERS Program 115 21st June 2017

Guests: Monique Kickett and Sasha Greenoff talk about their roles of ALSWA Diversion Officers assisting young people and their families through the Perth Children’s Court, and ALSWA Family Law Lawyer Ashleigh Williams discussing care and protection and how ALSWA can assist families. Download

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Law Matters Program 114 7th June 2017

Guests: 2017 WA Lawyer of the Year Krista McKeeken and Ashley Truscott, ALSWA Civil/Human Rights Unit Lawyer RE complaints against police and prisoner complaints. Download

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Law Matters Program 113 24th May 2017

Guests: WA Lawyer of the Year recipient Nicholas Van Hattem (Co-founder of the Piddington Society) and Adrianne Walters, Human Rights Law Centre Acting Director of Legal Advocacy, who’ll be discussing the recent report highlighting the over-representation of Aboriginal women in prison. Download

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Law Matters program 112, 26TH April 2016

Guests: Bob Taddeo, WA Department of the Attorney General RE Aboriginal Justice Program Open Days in Western Australia; Alain Musikanth, President of the Law Society of WA RE Law Week 15-19th May 2017; Wayne Muir, NATSILS Co-Chair RE Federal Government Decision to overturn planned funding cuts to […]

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