Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia Limited

Media

Aboriginal Housing Legislation Amendment Bill

ALSWA Submission to the WA Parliament – March 2010 This submission considers the Aboriginal Housing Legislation Amendment Bill 2009 (WA) (‘the Bill’) which was developed to implement a new Commonwealth approach to Aboriginal housing driven by the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing. The Bill proposed

Read more

Doctrine of Discovery Intervention

Intervention of the Indigenous Peoples Organisation of Australia at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues – April 2010 This intervention elaborates on the history and impacts of the legal fictions of the Doctrines of Discovery in the USA and Terra Nullius in Australia on Indigenous peoples. It

Read more

Youth in Detention report and intervention

Intervention of the Indigenous Peoples Organisation of Australia at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues – April 2010 This intervention and report concerns the alarmingly high and ever increasing rates of incarceration of Indigenous children and youth in Australia and around the world. It notes the legacy

Read more

Future direction and role of the Senate Scrutiny of Bills Committee

ALSWA Submission to the Commonwealth Senate Scrutiny of Bills Committee – April 2010 This submission encourages the Senate Scrutiny of Bills Committee (‘the Committee’) to extend its role to specifically consider and address Australia’s international obligations in relation to the treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Read more

Making Our Prisons Work

ALSWA Submission to the Community Development and Justice Standing Committee of the WA Legislative Assembly – April 2010 In this submission, ALSWA calls on the Western Australian Government to reform its approach to criminal justice by engaging in Justice Reinvestment initiatives aimed at reducing offending, rather than

Read more

2010 Federal Election Open Letter by Dennis Eggington

2010 Federal Election Open Letter by Dennis Eggington

10th August 2010

Read more

‘PBO’s will Alienate Community’s most Vulnerable’ says ALSWA

‘PBO’s will Alienate Community’s most Vulnerable’ says ALSWA

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE ABORIGINAL LEGAL SERVICE OF WA (INC.)13AUGUST 2010

Read more

Ward EX Gratia Payment

Ward EX Gratia Payment

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE ABORIGINAL LEGAL SERVICE OF WA (INC.)29 JULY 2010

Read more

ALSWA CEO Wins National Award

ALSWA CEO Wins National Award

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE ABORIGINAL LEGAL SERVICE OF WA (INC.)10 JULY 2010

Read more

ALSWA CEO Wins Prestigious National Award

ALSWA CEO Wins Prestigious National Award

Date: Friday,9thJuly 2010Details:ALSWA CEO Wins Prestigious National Award Dennis Eggington accepts his 2010 National NAIDOC Award for ‘Person of the Year’ in Melbourne on 9th July Photo by Mahala Strohfeldt Courtesy of the Koori Mail

Read more

Contact ALSWA

1800 019 900
ALSWA Freecall from anywhere in WA.

7 Aberdeen Street
Perth WA 6000
(near McIver Train Station)

Phone: +61 8 9265 6666
Fax: +61 8 9221 1767
URGENT AFTER HOURS Criminal Matter:
08 9265 6644
Send a message

ALSWA Services

ALSWA provides legal advice and representation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in WA in Criminal, Family, Civil and Human Rights Law with additional services in community legal education, advocacy and the protection and promotion of human rights .

For detailed information about the services ALSWA provides, click the button below:

View our services

Warning

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned that this website may contain images and names of people who have passed away.

Sponsored By

lex
ms

Banner images by GDAYWA