Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia Limited

Law Matters Program 15, 15th June 2011

Sam Jeffries, Co-Chair, National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples

The inaugural meeting of Australia’s First Peoples was held in Sydney last week and the inaugural Board of Directors was announced (8 June 2011).  Sam Jeffries, National Congress Co-Chair provides an overview of the Congress and discuss its importance in Australia’s future. More information at: nationalcongress.com.au

Dennis Eggington, ALSWA CEO and Director Elect, National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples

ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington is one of 6 National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples Director Elects, as announced in Sydney last week.  He is proud that this national body will be represented with input from WA and discusses why the Congress is so important. More information at nationalcongres.com.au

Kenny Sutton, ALSWA Court Officer Unit Manager

Court Officers play a unique and vital role within WA justice system, and Kenny talks about the diversity of this work and let us know about the role of Drug Courts for young people.

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