25th November 2020


Travis Coburn-Lang, Principal Project Officer, Advisory Services, Office of the Director General, Department of Justice

Topic:  Work and Development Permit Scheme, a partnership between the Department of Justice, Legal Aid WA and the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Ltd (ALSWA).  This is a new initiative to help people who are experiencing difficulty paying court fines due to hardship.  For more information about the WDP Scheme, becoming a sponsor or for assistance, contact the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA on 08 6371 4600 or email wdpservice@als.org.au.  Full details and additional contact information can be found online at:  https://www.wa.gov.au/organisation/department-of-justice/work-and-development-permit-scheme


Kathy Russell, ALSWA Family Law Unit Managing Solicitor lets us know about the Symposium:  Legal Representation in Protection and Care Matters on 1st December 2020 from 1-5 pm at Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre, University of WA.  Full details and tickets available at:  https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/legal-symposium-tickets-125277060059


Dr Hannah McGlade speaks about the Practical Human Rights Governance Symposium Series:  The Rule of Law and Aboriginal Incarceration, to be held on 10th December 2020 (UN Human Rights Day) at the Curtin Law School, 57 Murray Street Perth.  More information and registration at:  https://businesslaw.curtin.edu.au/our-research/conferences/human-rights-conference/