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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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Law Matters Program 100, 22th June 2016

This is the 100th Law Matters program since broadcasts commenced on Noongar Radio 100.9FM in October 2010. Guests: ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington and WA Chief Justice Wayne Martin. ALSWA thanks Noongar Radio and the National Indigenous Radio Service for their interest in broadcasting Law Matters each fortnight. Download

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100th Law Matters program for ALSWA

WA’s Chief Justice will join Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA) CEO Dennis Eggington tomorrow when the 100th Law Matters program goes to air. Produced and presented by ALSWA, the fortnightly radio program commenced in 2010 on 100.9 FM Noongar Radio in Perth, and is now heard […]

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Law Matters Program 101, 20th July 2016

Guests: Neil Coyne (aka NC Viper) is Australia’s first Aboriginal Wrestler. David Waymouth, WA Census Director. Mechelle Wilson, Noongar Radio presenter Download

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Mullaley Family Public Statement Re The Tragic Passing of Charles Derschow Mullaley (Baby Charlie)

The family appreciate your support following the tragic death of 10 month old Baby Charlie in March 2013, and the subsequent CCC Report, which was tabled in Parliament on 21st April 2016. It is very important that the views held by family are made public through this […]

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