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Law Matters Program 139, 17th April 2019

Guests: Lexi Lachal, ALSWA Civil/Human Rights Unit lawyer talks about WA’s Mandatory Sentencing lawa and Greg McIntyre SC, President of the Law Society of WA discusses law Week, which starts on 13th May 2019. Download

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LONG WEEKEND CLOSURE 18th – 23rd April

EASTER LONG WEEKEND CLOSURE ALSWA offices will CLOSE at 1.00 pm on Thursday 18th April and RE-OPEN at 8.30 am on Tuesday 23rd April 2019   ANZAC DAY CLOSURE ALSWA offices will be closed on Thursday 25th April 2019   FOR URGENT AFTER HOURS ASSISTANCE PLEASE PHONE

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Law Matters Program 138, 3rd April 2019

LAW MATTERS: ALSWA/NATSILS/NATIONAL CONGRESS Peter Collins, ALSWA DLS  gives us an update on the CNS which ALSWA is currently recruiting for; Gary Oliver, CEO of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, brings us the latest news out of Canberra following on from last night’s Federal Budget;

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NATSILS MEDIA RELEASE – Abandoning standalone Commonwealth Indigenous Legal Assistance Program

3 April 2019 MEDIA RELEASE Abandoning standalone Commonwealth Indigenous Legal Assistance Program after 50 year long commitment threatens self-determination and cultural safety The National Peak Body for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) welcomes the overturning of the planned and ongoing cuts to the

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Law Matters Program 137, 20th March 2019

Dr. Hannah Mc Glade chats with us about the Indigenous People’s Organisation who have spoken out strongly about white supremacy, racial vilification and the tragic events in Christchurch last week. ALSWA’s thoughts are with all who have been affected by this terrible tragedy. Lawyer Mark Woods from

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Supreme Court finds mandatory sentencing laws should not have applied to 12 year old Aboriginal boy

Excerpt from https://www.hrlc.org.au The Supreme Court of Western Australia today overturned the sentence of a 12 year old Aboriginal boy caught up by Western Australia’s draconian mandatory sentencing laws. The boy, who is represented by the Western Australian Aboriginal Legal Service and the Human Rights Law Centre, was 12

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Law Matters Program 136, 6th March 2019

Law Matters returns to the airwaves for another year, with our first program for 2019. Aboriginal Legal Service of WA CEO Dennis Eggington joins Law Matters host Jodi Hoffmann as they discuss a range of topics, including:  NATSILS, Save the Murray Darling, ALSWA’s Board, Closing the Gap,

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Law Matters program 135 5th December 2018

This is the final Law Matters program for 2018. We will return to the airwaves in 2019. This show features the year in review as Jodi Hoffmann chats with Dennis Eggington, Aboriginal Legal Service of WA CEO, about some of the key issues of the past year.

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Life Saving CNS Progress Welcomed by ALSWA

23 November 2018    Today’s announcement that the Custody Notification Service (CNS) is a step closer to implementation in Western Australia has been welcomed by the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA). The CNS will provide a much needed 24 hour welfare and legal advice phone line

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Custody Notification Service a step closer to implementation in WA

Release Date: 23 November 2018 Media release Joint Media Release Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion – Commonwealth Minister for Indigenous Affairs Hon. John Quigley MLA – WA Attorney General Hon. Michelle Roberts MLA – Minister for Police Custody Notification Service (CNS) to be introduced in WA 24-hour

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