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Law Matters Program 97, 28th April 2016

Guests: ALSWA Lawyer Alice Barter : Equality before the Law – Does it exist for Aboriginal people? Alice’s research paper on this topic will be published in the Indigenous Law Bulletin, May 2016. David Braddock: Head of Child Protection and Youth Justice Unit, AIHW, Canberra talks about […]

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Law Matters Program 96, 13th April 2016

Guests: ALSWA Lawyer Alex Walters and Australian Competition & Consumer Commission ACCC NT Regional Director Derek Farrell discuss consumer rights and Ruth Barson, Senior Lawyer with the Human Rights Law Centre talks about deaths in custody, 25 Years on from the release of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal […]

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Law Matters Program 95, 30th March 2016

Guests: ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington and ALSWA Civil/Human Rights Unit lawyers Paul Gazia (Unit Manager) and Alice Barter. Download

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Law Matters Program 94, 16th March 2016

Guests: Dr. Hannah Mc Glade, Deputy Chair, Deaths in Custody Watch Committee WA, discusses the ongoing tragedy of deaths in custody, and lets us know about a Public Forum called ‘Aboriginal Lives Matter’ taking place in Perth on Wednesday 16th March 2016. Download

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Law Matters Program 93, 17th February 2016

Guests: Amanda O’Connor, National Cycling Centre WA Head Coach, who discusses the new Indigenous (Cycling) Talent Identification and Development Program for Aboriginal kids in Perth aged 10-14. For more information email the National Cycling Centre WA on admin@nccwa.com.au, check out their Facebook page or phone 0418 949 509. […]

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Law Matters Program 92, 16th December 2015

Guests: Peter Collins ALSWA Director of Legal Services and Paul Gazia ALSWA Civil/Human Rights Unit Manager and Neil Morgan the Inspector of Custodial Services. This program was the final program for 2015 and Law Matters will return to the airwaves in 2016. Download

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Law Matters Program 91, 18th November 2015

Guests: Robert ‘Bono’ Bonson, originally from Darwin, spent over 25 years working with the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA. He joins us on Law Matters to talk about life in Darwin and in Perth and his recent retirement. Kay Buck is the Coordinator of Indigenous Initiatives at Perth’s […]

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Law Matters Program 90, 4th November 2015

Guest: Murri Lawyer Peta MacGillivray was one of the Project Researchers on the recently released UNSW Report. She discusses this report – Indigenous Australians with Mental Health Disorders and Cognitive Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System – “A Predictable and Preventable Path”. Download

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Law Matters Program 89, 21st October 2015

Guest: Craig Comrie, CEO of the Youth Affairs Council of WA (YACWA) discusses some of the issues facing some young people today, including mental illness and homelessness. We also feature music from YACWA’s recently launched ‘Music Feedback Volume 7 CD – Music Talks About Mental Health – […]

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Law Matters Program 88, 7th October 2015

Guests: Kathy Watson, Secretary of ALSWA Executive Committee and West Kimberley representative; Rod Astbury, CEO of WA Association for Mental Health; Ben White, Managing Solicitor of ALSWA Broome Office Download

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