Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia Limited


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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Open Letter

This weekend, across Western Australia, kids will be running out onto ovals across the state to play in footy finals. Good kids, troubled kids and struggling kids. Kids united by a jumper, a love of footy, supported by family, friends and entire communities. But this weekend, one […]

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Coronial Delays lead to prolonged suffering and heartache

This week marked the first anniversary of the death of a loved Noongar man, who passed away after a citizen’s arrest by a home-owner in the Perth suburb of Lockridge. For the family of the late Mr. Woods-Roberts, their sadness has been compounded by the knowledge that […]

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Law Matters Program 103, 31st August 2016

Guests: ALSWA Civil Unit Lawyer Heather Menaglio talks about Racial Discrimination on today’s program ALSWA thanks Noongar Radio and the National Indigenous Radio Service for their interest in broadcasting Law Matters each fortnight. Download

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Law Matters Program 102, 3rd August 2016

Guests: Carolyn Lewis, Deaths in Custody Watch Committee (WA) Board Member, Nicholas Van Hattem, Lawyer and Co-Founder of the Piddington Society, Marina Simoncini, Coordinator of Victim Based Crime at the Australian Federal Police Download

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ALSWA Backs Calls For National Royal Commission

The shocking scenes from the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre in the Northern Territory which screened on Four Corners (ABC-TV) this week must be responded to with a National Royal Commission, according to the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA). “The images which flashed across our screen […]

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Four Corners: Don Dale Detention Centre

Australia should be shocked and appalled to learn about what we’ve known for years’ said ALSWA Am I horrified about what I saw on last night’s Four Corners program? Of course I am, it’s abhorrent. Am I shocked and surprised? Sadly, the answer is ‘no’ said Dennis […]

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