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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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Law Matters Program 139, 17th April 2019

Guests: Lexi Lachal, ALSWA Civil/Human Rights Unit lawyer talks about WA’s Mandatory Sentencing lawa and Greg McIntyre SC, President of the Law Society of WA discusses law Week, which starts on 13th May 2019. Download

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LONG WEEKEND CLOSURE 18th – 23rd April

EASTER LONG WEEKEND CLOSURE ALSWA offices will CLOSE at 1.00 pm on Thursday 18th April and RE-OPEN at 8.30 am on Tuesday 23rd April 2019   ANZAC DAY CLOSURE ALSWA offices will be closed on Thursday 25th April 2019   FOR URGENT AFTER HOURS ASSISTANCE PLEASE PHONE

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Law Matters Program 138, 3rd April 2019

LAW MATTERS: ALSWA/NATSILS/NATIONAL CONGRESS Peter Collins, ALSWA DLS  gives us an update on the CNS which ALSWA is currently recruiting for; Gary Oliver, CEO of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, brings us the latest news out of Canberra following on from last night’s Federal Budget;

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NATSILS MEDIA RELEASE – Abandoning standalone Commonwealth Indigenous Legal Assistance Program

3 April 2019 MEDIA RELEASE Abandoning standalone Commonwealth Indigenous Legal Assistance Program after 50 year long commitment threatens self-determination and cultural safety The National Peak Body for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) welcomes the overturning of the planned and ongoing cuts to the

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