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The Doctrine of Discovery

19 November 2010, University of New South Wales National Indigenous Policy and Dialogue Conference Presented by Ms. Tammy Solonec, Managing Solicitor Law and Advocacy Unit, Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (ALSWA) and Mr Les Malezer, Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action (FAIRA).    The Indigenous

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Government inaction on Stolen Wages a disgrace says ALSWA

Government inaction on Stolen Wages a disgrace says ALSWA

22nd November 2010

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Intervention on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

ALSWA drafted and delivered the Joint Intervention by the Indigenous Peoples Organisations of Australia during the Third Session of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) in Geneva in July 2010 on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The

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Intervention on the Right to Participate in Decision-Making

ALSWA drafted and delivered the Joint Intervention by the Indigenous Peoples Organisations of Australia during the Third Session of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) in Geneva in July 2010 on Agenda Item 3: ‘The Right to Participate in Decision-Making’. The

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Review of the Bail Act 1982 (WA)

ALSWA prepared this submission in response to a review of the Bail Act 1982 (WA) being undertaken by the WA Department of the Attorney General. The review was prompted by Coronial comments arising from the Inquest into the death of Mr Ward. In its submission, ALSWA provided

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Prohibited Behaviour Orders Bill (WA) 2010

ALSWA provided this submission to members of the Western Australian Parliament to contribute to the debate against the Prohibited Behaviour Orders Bill (WA) 2010. In the submission, ALSWA strongly opposed the introduction of the Bill and submitted that existing penalties and offences in the Western Australian criminal

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ALSWA Submission to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – August 2010

The Australian Government appeared before the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in Geneva on 10-11 August 2010 for a periodic review of its performance under the International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD). ALSWA submitted a brief factual summary regarding the

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ATSILS Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review

The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) offers the Australian Government a unique opportunity to take stock of its progress in the area of human rights and identify areas for improvement. The joint Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (ATSILS), who are

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Joint ATSILS Response Australian Government Draft UPR

This submission was prepared in response to the Australian Government’s draft National Report to the United Nation’s (UN) Universal Periodic Review (UPR) from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (ATSILS), who are listed in the submission. The UPR offers the Australian Government a unique opportunity

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Remote Aboriginal Housing in Western Australia and the Aboriginal Housing Legislation Amendment Act

27 October 2010, Convention Centre, Melbourne WA National Community Legal Centre’s 2010 Conference ‘Breaking New Ground’   Presented by Ms. Tammy Solonec, Managing Solicitor Law and Advocacy Unit, Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (ALSWA) Housing in remote Aboriginal communities of Western Australia (WA) is in a

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