ALSWA Congratulates Lawyer Monica Collard: 2019-2020 NATSILS Trevor Christian Memorial Award Recipient

ABORIGINAL LEGAL SERVICE OF WA LTD MEDIA STATEMENT 12th August 2020  The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Ltd (ALSWA) is thrilled to announce that Wadjuk/Balladong woman Monica Collard has been awarded the national 2019-2020 Trevor Christian Memorial Award (TCMA). This esteemed annual award recognises the outstanding contribution of

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Law Matters Program 153 22 July 2020

Guests: Jonathon Reid, ALSWA Family Law solicitor Last week’s Smoking Ceremony at the Perth Children’s Court; Commencement of the therapeutic pilot court for care and protection matters   Nick Van Hattem, President – Law Society of WA RE 2020 Sir Ronald Wilson Lecture Webinar To be presented

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Law Matters Program 152, 8 July 2020

Alice Barter, ALSWA Managing Solicitor – WA’s Inquiry into the WA Corruption and Crime Commission’s oversight of police misconduct investigations, particularly allegations of excessive use of force.   Cheryl Axleby, NATSILS Co-Chair and Chief Executive of ALRM – Raise the Age   Benson Saulo – Appointed Australia’s

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Law Matters Program 151, 24 June 2020

Roxanne Moore, NATSILS Executive Officer – Black Lives Matter, role of NATSILS, key issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the justice system;   Glenda Kickett, Social Reinvestment WA Co-Chair –  WA Legislative amendments to fines, penalties and infringements (FPINE);   Dennis Eggington ALSWA CEO

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POLICE INVESTIGATING THEIR OWN MUST END

POLICE INVESTIGATING THEIR OWN MUST END says ALSWA The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Limited (ALSWA) is outraged that investigations into the alleged misconduct of police officers is still dealt with internally.   Amidst the worldwide Black Lives Matter movement, ALSWA says that Indigenous people continue to

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