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Law Matters Return to Airwaves 2017

Law Matters returned to the airwaves today for another big year of broadcasting on 100.9FM 6NME Noongar Radio in Perth. The fortnightly program, which commenced back in 2010, is produced and presented by the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA). Presenter Jodi Hoffmann ensures that listeners have […]

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Vale Mark Newhouse

Deaths in Custody Watch Committee WA   The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA sends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the late Mr Marc Newhouse. A tireless campaigner for the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Marc was greatly respected by so […]

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OPCAT RATIFICATION ANNOUNCEMENT

ALSWA WELCOMES OPCAT RATIFICATION ANNOUNCEMENT 10TH February 2017 The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA) welcomes the announcement by the Commonwealth Government that it intends to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) by December […]

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Decision in Ms Dhu’s death in custody inquest

Decision in Ms Dhu’s death in custody inquest set for Friday 16th December December 14, 2016 The Western Australian State Coroner will hand down her findings in the inquest into Ms Dhu’s death in custody this Friday. She will also decide on whether to release harrowing footage […]

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Law Matters Program 107, 7th December 2016

Final Law Matters program for 2016 Guests: ALSWA Law Matters presenter Jodi Hoffmann and ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington (pictured) cover a range of topics as they look back over 2016 in this Year in Review program.   Download

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Statement to Media – Della Rae Morrison

Della Rae Morrison, a much loved and respected Bibbulman Noongar woman has been overwhelmed by the support she has received since her traumatic ordeal in Perth with Transit Officers. She is currently receiving assistance from the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA and will speak out publicly on […]

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Law Matters Program 106, 23rd November 2016

Law Matters Radio Program Guests: Eloise Langoulant, ALSWA Civil and Human Rights Unit lawyer; Mechelle Wilson, Noongar Radio Broadcaster; Download

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Law Matters Program 105, 9th November 2016

Law Matters Radio Program Guests: Elizabeth Needham, President of the Law Society of WA; Sabah Rind Community Legal Education Officer ALSWA; Ashley Truscott Civil/Human Rights Unit lawyer; Download

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ALSWA CEO Dismayed at WA Police Commissioner

As a proud Aboriginal man, a father and a former teacher, I am dismayed to see WA Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan endorsing the Bill Leak cartoon as an ‘accurate reflection’ of Aboriginal parenting. This sickening stereotype promotes blaming and shaming of all Aboriginal people and further alienates […]

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Law Matters Program 104, 12th October 2016

Guests: Alison Xamon, President of the WA Association for Mental Health; Download

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