Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia Limited

Radio Programs

LAW MATTERS is an informative and entertaining program produced by the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (ALSWA). Presented by ALSWA Media Officer Jodi Hoffmann, Law Matters features discussion and interviews about human rights and the justice system.


100.9 FM 6NME Noongar Radio (Perth)
Alternate Wednesdays 11:00am to 12:00 (Repeated Sundays at 9:00pm)

National Indigenous Radio Service NIRS (National)
Broadcast on alternate Tuesdays at 2.05 to 3.00 pm (WST)

936 AM Wangki Yupurnanupurra Radio (Fitzroy Crossing)

Alternate Fridays at 3:oopm

(Broadcasting Law Matters since 27 March 2015)

96.3 Tjuma Pulka (Kalgoorlie)

Alternate Saturdays 11:00am to 12:00 Noon

(Broadcasting Law Matters since June 2015)

*If your radio station would like to broadcast Law Matters, please contact ALSWA on 08 9265 6666.

  • Law Matters Program 53, 19th February, 2014

    Welcome back to Law Matters on our first program for 2014! We chat with ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington and ALSWA Director Legal Services Peter Collins about the important role played…
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  • Law Matters Program 52, 18th December, 2013

    On the final program for 2013, Law Matters guests are: Shane Duffy, Chairperson, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services, discussing the NATSILS’ work over the past year, and…
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  • Law Matters Program 51, 4th December, 2013

    Murray Stubbs, ALSWA Kalgoorlie Court Officer and ZoeGilders ALSWA Kalgoorlie solicitor discuss working in and around Kalgoorlie andthe diversity of their roles with the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA [audio…
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  • Law Matters Program 50, 20th November, 2013

    Family Law lawyer Hayley Ellison talks about the 2013 White Tie Gala Dinner (on this Friday 22nd November in Perth). Nikki Albert, Manager at the Aboriginal Family Law Services in…
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  • Law Matters Program 48, 23rd October, 2013

    Helen McCartney, ALSWA’s Perth based Records Officer discusses her role at ALSWA ALSWA Lawyer Miriam Kelly talks about Family Law services that are now available through ALSWA’s Kalgoorlie office ALSWA…
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  • Law Matters Program 49, 06th November, 2013

    Mechelle Wilson from Noongar Radio talks about a collaborative project between Noongar Radio and Acacia prison which has resulted in their documentary being a finalist in the Community Broadcasting Awards.…
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  • Law Matters Program 47, 25th September, 2013

    Today’s program focuses on Alice Springs, and in particular, the Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service (CAALAS) who will celebrate their 40th birthday in October 2013. Noel Hayes, Chairperson of…
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  • Law Matters Program 46, 11th September, 2013

    Guests:Marc Newhouse from the WA Deaths in Custody Watch Committee RE the John Pat (30 year) Memorial Event taking place in Perth on 25 September 2013 (more information at www.deathsincustody.org.au);…
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  • Law Matters Program 45, 28th August, 2013

    Guests: Janette Dines, CEO, Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Janette Dines provides an overview of the Royal Commission and why it has been set up. More…
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  • Law Matters Program 44, 14th August, 2013

    Guests: ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington and Greens Senator Rachel Siewert Dennis and Rachel discuss Justice Reinvestment, community initiatives and the recent Banksia Hill Report by the Office of the Inspector…
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  • Law Matters Program 43, 31st July, 2013

    Guests: Senator Rachel Siewert, Green State Senator; Rachel discusses the importance of Justice Reinvestment Nikki Dwyer, ALSWA Civil Law and Human Rights Unit Lawyer Nikki provides an update on the…
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  • Law Matters Program 42, 17th July, 2013

    Delia Rickard Acting Chair of the ACCC; Sarouche Razi, ALSWA Civil and Human Rights Unit Solicitor This Law Matters program focuses on Scams and our Guests are Delia Rickard Acting…
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  • Law Matters Program 41, 3rd July, 2013

    Andrew Harvey, Deputy Director, Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services (The Office)and Joseph Wallam, Community Liaison Officer with The Office Andrew & Joseph talk about discussing their role and…
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  • Law Matters Program 40, 19th June, 2013

    Linda Mettam, ALSWA Albany Legal Secretary Linda talks about ALSWA’s services in and around Albany, and life in The Great Southern. Sarouche Razi, Senior Solicitor ALSWA Civil/Human Rights Unit Sarouche…
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  • Law Matters Program 39, 5th June, 2013

    Dennis Eggington, ALSWA CEO Dennis discusses reconciliation, racism and the importance of remembering our Stolen Generations. Betty Campbell, ALSWA Community Legal Education Officer Betty talks about ALSWA workshops happening during…
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  • Law Matters Program 38, 22nd May, 2013

    June Kenny, Aboriginal Lawyer June discusses her role in litigation and commercial law, and reflects upon her own legal journey from law student to Managing Director with Perth based law…
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  • Law Matters Program 37, 8th May, 2013

    Matthew Keogh, Vice President of the Law Society of WA Matthew lets us know what we can expect during LAW WEEK (13-17 May 2013) Tina Ward, ALSWA Chief Financial Officer…
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  • Law Matters Program 36, 10th April, 2013

    Mel Thomas, Coordinator of Indigenous Law Programs for Indigenous Law Students,University of WA (UWA) Mel Thomas, University of WA (UWA) talks about options available at UWA for Aboriginal students wishing…
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  • Law Matters Program 34, 27th February, 2013

    PETER COLLINS, ALSWA Director Legal Services With the State Election just around the corner (9th March 2013), we discuss the proposed extension to Mandatory Sentencing laws in WA. BRONAGH MORGAN…
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  • Law Matters Program 35, 27th March, 2013

    Michael Blurton,Presidentof ALSWA's Executive Committee   Kathleen Watson, West Kimberly   Arthur Slater, Southern   Cath Doran, ALSWA Family Law Solicitor Provides an overview of our work in Family Law…
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