Law Matters Program 146, 2nd October 2019

Guest:  Peter Collins, ALSWA Director of Legal Services.  This program focuses on the Custody Notification Service (CNS) which commenced operations on 2nd October 2019.   Download

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ALSWA ELATED AT LAUNCH OF WA CUSTODY NOTIFICATION SERVICE

Wednesday 2nd October 2019  The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Ltd (ALSWA) is elated that the Custody Notification Service (CNS) is now fully operational in Western Australia. ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington says the CNS will save lives, and is proud that ALSWA will run this vital and

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The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA will be CLOSED on Monday 30th September 2019

The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA will be CLOSED on Monday 30th September 2019 (Public Holiday). For URGENT legal assistance please phone the ALSWA After Hours number on 08 9265 6644. ALSWA will RE-OPEN on Tuesday 1st October 2019.  

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ALSWA Statement RE Geraldton Tragedy

The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA) is devastated by the loss of life of a young mother at the hands of a police officer in Geraldton. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends of Ms. Clarke on their terrible loss. ALSWA CEO

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Law Matters Program 145, 21st August 2019

Guests: David Woodroffe, NAAJA Principal Legal Officer and President of Winkiku Rrumbangi NT Indigenous Lawyers Aboriginal  Corporation chats about the National Indigenous Legal Conference that took part in Darwin last week; Nicole Casley, Policy Advisor in ASIC’s Indigenous Outreach Program, talks about scams. Download

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Law Matters Program #144, 24th July 2019

Guests: Chloe Collard, Program Manager from the Geraldton Streetwork Aboriginal Corporation, and Nikolas Barron, ALSWA Lawyer, about the importance of getting assistance to pay off your Fines.

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Law Matters Program 143, 10th July 2019

Guests: ALSWA Community Legal Education Officer Sabah Rind talks about the events that ALSWA is involved in during NAIDOC Week (7-14 July 2019); Peter Collins, ALSWA Director of Legal Services, provides an update on WA’s Custody Notification Service (CNS) which is currently being established by ALSWA. Download

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Law Matters Program 142, 29th May 2019

Guests: WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson talks about the WA Police Reconciliation Action Plan launched during Reconciliation Week; Co-Chair of Reconciliation WA Carol Innes talks about the significance of National Reconciliation Week and some of the events taking place. Download

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Law Matters Program 141, 15th May 2019

Guests: Jim Morrison from Yokai chats with us about Sorry Day which is on 26 May; Dominique Hansen, CEO of Law Access lets us know about the annual Law Walk for Access, which 600 people took part in yesterday, raising $80,000. ALSWA Civil/Human Rights lawyer Chloe Wood

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Law Matters Program 140, 1st May 2019

Guests: Iain Cameron, Road Safety Council Chairperson discusses a road safety guide for Indigenous Communities – Keeping Your Mob Safe, the Indigenous safety campaign done with Goolarri Media and community consultation for the development of WA’s next Road Safety Strategy. Brendon Barlow, Australian Electoral Commission Operations Manager

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