Law Matters Program 156, 16th September 2020

Guests: Kriti Sharma, Author of Human Rights Watch Report (released yesterday): ‘He’s Never Coming Back’: People with Disabilities Dying in WA’s Prisons’; Dr Hannah McGlade about the solitary confinement of prisoners in WA; Gillian King, new Community Legal Education Officer (CLE) with the Aboriginal Legal Service of

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Law Matters Program 155, 2nd September 2020

Guests:  Roger Farley, Assistant Director Communication and Engagement for the Road Safety Commission -New mobile phone penalties from 1st September 2020; ALSWA Lawyer Hayley Barbarich talks about what assistance the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA can provide for community members sharing their story with the Disability Royal

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Law Matters Program 154, 5th August 2020

Guests:  Gordon Cole, Board Member of Shelter WA, about Homelessness Week; Jasmyn Yavu-Kama (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership Team Member of ‘Nutha Way’ (formerly Lore/Law) and Nick van Hattem, President of the Law Society of WA.   *This week is both Homelessness Week (2-8 August) and

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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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Law Matters Program 150, 10 June 2020

BLACK LIVES MATTER Guests:  Aboriginal Legal Service of WA CEO Dennis Eggington, Dr. Hannah McGlade, Professor Ted Wilkes, Tanesha Bennell (Co-Organiser of the Perth Black Lives Matter protest on Saturday 13 June 2020 starting at 12 noon at Langley Park in Perth. Download  

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Law Matters Program 149 4th March 2020

Guests :  ALSWA South Hedland lawyer Carly Price gives us an insight into life and work in regional WA; Glenn Shaw, Senior Heritage Project Officer/Aboriginal Heritage/Dept. of Planning, Lands and Heritage talks about the Review of the Aboriginal heritage Act 1972.  For more information on this, go

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Law Matters Program 148

19th February 2020   Law Matters is back for another year and our Guests on the program are Thomas Mayor who speak about The Uluru Statement From The Heart, ALSWA Custody Notification Service (CNS) Managing Lawyer Hayley O’Hara, and Kathy Russell, Managing Lawyer of ALSWA’s Family Law

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Law Matters Program 147

Law Matters Program 147 13th November 2019 Jodi Hoffmann speaks with Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Ltd CEO Dennis Eggington about a range of topics including WA’s Custody Notification Service, tragic police shootings in recent times, the ALSWA AGM and ALSWA’s current position vacant for a Community

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