Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia Limited

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 (Repeated Sundays at 9:00pm)
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National Indigenous Radio Service NIRS (National)
Broadcast on alternate Tuesdays at 2.05 to 3.00 pm (WST)
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936 AM Wangki Yupurnanupurra Radio (Fitzroy Crossing)

Alternate Fridays at 3:oopm

(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 27, 5th September 2012


    Shane Duffy CEO Chairperson of NATSILS and CEO of the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Service QLD Jody Broun, Co-Chair of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples provides…
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  • Law Matters Program 26, 14th December 2011


    Dennis Eggington ALSWA CEO In our final program for 2011, ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington looks back over the past year and discusses key issues including: Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths…
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  • Law Matters Program 25, 30th November 2011


    Fiona Skyring, Author of the recently released book – ‘Justice: A History of the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA’ A new book about the history of the Aboriginal Legal Service…
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  • Law Matters Program 24, 19th October 2011


    Dennis Eggington ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington ALSWA CEO speaks about recent issues making news, including the Police Commissioners ‘elephant in the room’ comments and plans to sweep young people off…
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  • Law Matters Program 23, 21st September 2011


    Mick Gooda (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission) Mick Gooda (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission), is currently…
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  • Law Matters Program 21, 24th August 2011


    Mary Chape ALSWA Family Law Unit Manager Find out about ALSWA’s Family Law Unit and the services it provides when we speak with Managing Solicitor Mary Chape. Madge Mukund ALSWA…
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  • Law Matters Program 22, 7th September 2011


    Dennis Eggington, Chief Executive Officer, Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Having recently returned from Cusco in Peru, South America, ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington discusses his attendance at the World Indigenous…
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  • Law Matters Program 20, 10th August 2011


    Les Sanders, ALSWA Criminal Law Unit Lawyer Les discusses police powers and changes to police rights of entry to houses without a search warrant. Nicholas Van Hattem, ALSWA Civil/Human Rights…
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  • Law Matters Program 19, 27th July 2011


    Terri Janke, Lawyer and 2011 National NAIDOC Person of the Year We chat with Terri Janke, 2011 National NAIDOC Person of the Year about her own journey as a lawyer…
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  • Law Matters Program 18, 13th July 2011


    Gayle Singer-Edwards, Senior Aboriginal Liaison Officer, Broome Court A former ALSWA Court Officer, Gayle discusses her work at the Broome Courthouse and her role in the NAIDOC event that took…
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  • Law Matters Program 17, 6th July 2011


    Dennis Eggington ALSWA CEO and Director of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples Director Joining us from Sydney where he is attending the first official meeting of the National…
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  • Law Matters Program 16, 29th June 2011


    Shayne Neumann, Chair of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs We find out about the Report ‘Doing Time – Time for Doing’ that was tabled in…
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  • Law Matters Program 15, 15th June 2011


    Sam Jeffries, Co-Chair, National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples The inaugural meeting of Australia’s First Peoples was held in Sydney last week and the inaugural Board of Directors was announced…
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  • Law Matters Program 14, 1st June 2011


    Dennis Eggington CEO ALSWA ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington was announced as the recipient of the ‘Indigenous Leadership Award’ at the WA Citizen of the Year Awards on 28 May 2011.…
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  • Law Matters Program 13, 18th May 2011


    Dr. Mark Bin Bakar Former National Indigenous Person of the Year, former WA Australian of the Year and a finalist in this month’s WA Citizen of the Year Awards. Known…
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  • Law Matters Program 12, 4th May 2011


    SERANIE GAMBLE ALSWA Law and Advocacy Unit Solicitor Find out about the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Seminar which will take place at ALSWA on 18 May 2011.…
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  • Law Matters Program 11, 20th April 2011


    Shane Duffy (Chairperson of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services Forum (NATSILS) 20 years on from the release of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody…
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  • Law Matters Program 10, 6th April 2011


    SAM DINAH, Former ALSWA Prisoner Support Officer Sam Dinah is known to many of our people throughout the Country for his tireless work within the Community spanning many decades. Until…
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  • Law Matters Program 9, 23rd March 2011


    John Bedford, ALSWA Executive Officer and Acting CEO Nominations for the 2011 ALSWA Executive Committee Elections open at 9 am on Monday 28th March and close at 4 pm on…
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  • Law Matters Program 8, 9th March 2011


    Andy Matthews, ALSWA Criminal Law Unit Lawyer Have you ever considered a career in law? Hear from ALSWA lawyer Andy Matthews, who was Admitted as a lawyer in 2000. He…
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