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Law Matters program 135 5th December 2018

This is the final Law Matters program for 2018. We will return to the airwaves in 2019. This show features the year in review as Jodi Hoffmann chats with Dennis Eggington, Aboriginal Legal Service of WA CEO, about some of the key issues of the past year.

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Life Saving CNS Progress Welcomed by ALSWA

23 November 2018    Today’s announcement that the Custody Notification Service (CNS) is a step closer to implementation in Western Australia has been welcomed by the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA). The CNS will provide a much needed 24 hour welfare and legal advice phone line

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Custody Notification Service a step closer to implementation in WA

Release Date: 23 November 2018 Media release Joint Media Release Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion – Commonwealth Minister for Indigenous Affairs Hon. John Quigley MLA – WA Attorney General Hon. Michelle Roberts MLA – Minister for Police Custody Notification Service (CNS) to be introduced in WA 24-hour

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ALSWA Submission Number 2 to the Review of s 9AA of the Sentencing Act

ALSWA Submission Number 2 to the Review of s 9AA of the Sentencing Act

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ALSWA Submission to Discussion Paper – An office for advocacy and accountability in Aboriginal Affairs in WA

ALSWA Submission to Discussion Paper – An office for advocacy and accountability in Aboriginal Affairs in WA FINAL

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Submission to the Auditor General’s Inquiry into Managing Disruptive Behaviour and Illegal Activities in Public Housing

Submission to the Auditor General’s Inquiry into Managing Distruptive Behaviour and Illegal Activities in Public Housing  

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Law Matters Program 134 7th November 2018

Guests: Neil Anderson, ALSWA Family Law Unit Manager and ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington Download

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Law Matters Program 133 26th September 2018

Guests: WA Chief Justice the Hon Peter Quinlan SC and Paul Kaplan from the First Nations Deaths in Custody Watch Committee. Download

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Law Matters Program 132, 29th August 2018

Calla Wahlquist from The Guardian Australia discusses the Database that the Guardian have researched and established called: Deaths Inside: Indigenous Australian deaths in custody, which can be viewed online at: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/ng-interactive/2018/aug/28/deaths-inside-indigenous-australian-deaths-in-custody Download

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Law Matters Program 131, 15th August 2018

Guests: Mel Thomas from the University of WA lets us know about the 13th National Indigenous Law Conference which takes place at UWA on 25-26 September 2018.  More information on the conference at:  http://www.nilc2018.com.au/ Richard Weston, CEO at Healing Foundation, discusses a report launched earlier today (collated

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