Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (Inc.) (ALSWA)

Radio Programs

LAW MATTERS is an informative and entertaining program produced by the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (ALSWA). Presented by ALSWA Media Officer Jodi Hoffmann, Law Matters features discussion and interviews about human rights and the justice system.

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100.9 FM 6NME Noongar Radio (Perth)

Alternate Wednesdays 11:00am to 12:00 noon (Repeated Sundays at 9:00pm)

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(Broadcasting Law Matters since 20 October 2010)

National Indigenous Radio Service NIRS (National)

Alternate Tuesdays (Check broadcast time in your area at www.nirs.org.au)

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(Broadcasting Law Matters since 1 July 2014)

936 AM Wangki Yupurnanupurra Radio (Fitzroy Crossing)

Alternate Fridays 12:00 Noon to 1:00pm

(Broadcasting Law Matters since 27 March 2015)

96.3 Tjuma Pulka (Kalgoorlie)

Alternate Saturdays 11:00am to 12:00 Noon

(Broadcasting Law Matters since June 2015)

*If your radio station would like to broadcast Law Matters, please contact ALSWA on 08 9265 6666.

  • 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…
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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 Eloise Langoulant, ALSWA Civil and Human Rights Unit lawyer, who…
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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 Elizabeth Needham,…
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  • Law Matters Program 104, 12th October 2016


    Guests: Alison Xamon, President of the WA Association for Mental Health; Download Isobel Brown, a recent Mental Health Studies Diploma Graduate from Marr Mooditj; Adelene Roberts, the niece of her much…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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 Neil Coyne (aka NC Viper) is Australia’s first Aboriginal…
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  • Law Matters Program 99, 25th May 2016


    Guests: In recognition of Sorry Day (26 May), this program features interviews with Jim Morrison, Co-Convenor of the Bringing them Home Committee and Ken Riddiford, CEO of the Kimberley Stolen Generations…
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  • Law Matters Program 98, 11th May 2016


    Guests: Elizabeth Needham, President, Law Society of WA talks about what’s happening during LAW WEEK which is on in WA from Monday 16th to Friday 20th May 2016 Meet Nicole Young,…
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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…
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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…
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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 ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington and ALSWA Civil/Human Rights Unit lawyers Paul Gazia…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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1800 019 900
ALSWA Freecall from anywhere in WA.

7 Aberdeen Street
Perth WA 6000
(near McIver Train Station)

Phone: +61 8 9265 6666
Fax: +61 8 9221 1767
URGENT AFTER HOURS Criminal Matter:
08 9265 6644
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ALSWA provides legal advice and representation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in WA in Criminal, Family, Civil and Human Rights Law with additional services in community legal education, advocacy and the protection and promotion of human rights .

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