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Doctrine of Discovery Intervention

Intervention of the Indigenous Peoples Organisation of Australia at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues – April 2010 This intervention elaborates on the history and impacts of the legal fictions of the Doctrines of Discovery in the USA and Terra Nullius in Australia on Indigenous peoples. It […]

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Youth in Detention report and intervention

Intervention of the Indigenous Peoples Organisation of Australia at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues – April 2010 This intervention and report concerns the alarmingly high and ever increasing rates of incarceration of Indigenous children and youth in Australia and around the world. It notes the legacy […]

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Future direction and role of the Senate Scrutiny of Bills Committee

ALSWA Submission to the Commonwealth Senate Scrutiny of Bills Committee – April 2010 This submission encourages the Senate Scrutiny of Bills Committee (‘the Committee’) to extend its role to specifically consider and address Australia’s international obligations in relation to the treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]

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Making Our Prisons Work

ALSWA Submission to the Community Development and Justice Standing Committee of the WA Legislative Assembly – April 2010 In this submission, ALSWA calls on the Western Australian Government to reform its approach to criminal justice by engaging in Justice Reinvestment initiatives aimed at reducing offending, rather than […]

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2010 Federal Election Open Letter by Dennis Eggington

2010 Federal Election Open Letter by Dennis Eggington

10th August 2010

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‘PBO’s will Alienate Community’s most Vulnerable’ says ALSWA

‘PBO’s will Alienate Community’s most Vulnerable’ says ALSWA

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE ABORIGINAL LEGAL SERVICE OF WA (INC.)13AUGUST 2010

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Ward EX Gratia Payment

Ward EX Gratia Payment

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE ABORIGINAL LEGAL SERVICE OF WA (INC.)29 JULY 2010

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ALSWA CEO Wins National Award

ALSWA CEO Wins National Award

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE ABORIGINAL LEGAL SERVICE OF WA (INC.)10 JULY 2010

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ALSWA CEO Wins Prestigious National Award

ALSWA CEO Wins Prestigious National Award

Date: Friday,9thJuly 2010Details:ALSWA CEO Wins Prestigious National Award Dennis Eggington accepts his 2010 National NAIDOC Award for ‘Person of the Year’ in Melbourne on 9th July Photo by Mahala Strohfeldt Courtesy of the Koori Mail

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Inquiry into the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010

The Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (Inc.) (ALSWA) prepared this submission following the introduction of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010 (Cth) (the Bill) in the House of Representatives on 2 June 2010, and its subsequent referral by the Senate to the Australian Senate Legal […]

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