Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia Limited

Archive for the Radio Programs Category

Law Matters Program 93, 17th February 2016

Guests: Amanda O’Connor, National Cycling Centre WA Head Coach, who discusses the new Indigenous (Cycling) Talent Identification and Development Program for Aboriginal kids in Perth aged 10-14. For more information email the National Cycling Centre WA on admin@nccwa.com.au, check out their Facebook page or phone 0418 949 509.

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Law Matters Program 92, 16th December 2015

Guests: Peter Collins ALSWA Director of Legal Services and Paul Gazia ALSWA Civil/Human Rights Unit Manager and Neil Morgan the Inspector of Custodial Services. This program was the final program for 2015 and Law Matters will return to the airwaves in 2016. Download

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Law Matters Program 91, 18th November 2015

Guests: Robert ‘Bono’ Bonson, originally from Darwin, spent over 25 years working with the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA. He joins us on Law Matters to talk about life in Darwin and in Perth and his recent retirement. Kay Buck is the Coordinator of Indigenous Initiatives at Perth’s

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Law Matters Program 90, 4th November 2015

Guest: Murri Lawyer Peta MacGillivray was one of the Project Researchers on the recently released UNSW Report. She discusses this report – Indigenous Australians with Mental Health Disorders and Cognitive Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System – “A Predictable and Preventable Path”. Download

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Law Matters Program 89, 21st October 2015

Guest: Craig Comrie, CEO of the Youth Affairs Council of WA (YACWA) discusses some of the issues facing some young people today, including mental illness and homelessness. We also feature music from YACWA’s recently launched ‘Music Feedback Volume 7 CD – Music Talks About Mental Health –

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Law Matters Program 88, 7th October 2015

Guests: Kathy Watson, Secretary of ALSWA Executive Committee and West Kimberley representative; Rod Astbury, CEO of WA Association for Mental Health; Ben White, Managing Solicitor of ALSWA Broome Office Download

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Law Matters Program 87, 23rd September 2015

Guests: Arlia Fleming, Lawyer, Bandyup Action Group (B.A.G) discusses the B.A.G Action Plan and Debbie Kilroy OAM, CEO of Sisters Inside.

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Law Matters Program 86, 26th August 2015

Guests: Grant Sarra, Cultural Consultant – To Understand the Present – We must understand the Past”, John Paul Janke, AIATSIS Director of Community Engagement – August is Family History Month – how to get started tracing your family history. Download

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Law Matters Program 85, 12th August 2015

Guests: Daniel Morrison, CEO of the Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service, discussing the prevalence of drugs and alcohol within the community and support that is available for our people requiring assistance in this area. Download

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Law Matters Program 84, 29th July 2015

Guests: Dr. Tania Penovi ,Rod Little, Chairman of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body,  Mel Thomas University of WA Law Coordinator Download

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