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  The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA) today welcomed the news that Gene Gibson has won his appeal against his conviction in the Court of Appeal. “It was the Aboriginal Legal Service which originally fought for Mr. Gibson in exposing the police investigation which resulted in

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Law Matters Program 110 29th March 2017

Guests: Dennis Eggington, CEO,  Aboriginal Legal Service of WA and Alain Musikanth, Law Society of WA President Download

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Legal Clinic – Wheatbelt Legal Centres

Free Community Event in Northam Northam on 4th & 5th April Book online 

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Free Legal Advice

Free Community Event Wednesday 22 March at the Meekatharra courthouse 9:30 – 2:00 pm Thursday 23 March at the Cue courthouse 9:30 – 2:00 pm

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Law Matters Program 109, 15th March 2017

Guests: Dr Hannah McGlade, Senior Indigenous Research Fellow Curtin University, discusses a meeting that she attended in Brisbane recently with the UN Rapporteur Violence for against Women, who recommended that a specific National Plan of Action addressing violence against Indigenous women be developed.  The UN Rapporteur also

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Law Matters Program 108, 1st March 2017

Welcome back to Law Matters for another year! Our guests on our first 2017 program are ALSWA’s Community Legal Education Officer Sabah Rind and Chris Avent, WA Deputy Electoral Commissioner.  The WA State Election is on 11th March 2017.  More information at www.elections.wa.gov.au

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Law Matters Return to Airwaves 2017

Law Matters returned to the airwaves today for another big year of broadcasting on 100.9FM 6NME Noongar Radio in Perth. The fortnightly program, which commenced back in 2010, is produced and presented by the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA). Presenter Jodi Hoffmann ensures that listeners have

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Vale Mark Newhouse

Deaths in Custody Watch Committee WA   The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA sends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the late Mr Marc Newhouse. A tireless campaigner for the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Marc was greatly respected by so

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ALSWA WELCOMES OPCAT RATIFICATION ANNOUNCEMENT 10TH February 2017 The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA) welcomes the announcement by the Commonwealth Government that it intends to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) by December

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Decision in Ms Dhu’s death in custody inquest

Decision in Ms Dhu’s death in custody inquest set for Friday 16th December December 14, 2016 The Western Australian State Coroner will hand down her findings in the inquest into Ms Dhu’s death in custody this Friday. She will also decide on whether to release harrowing footage

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