Law Matters is a fortnightly radio program produced and presented by the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Ltd.

The show started in October 2010 and is broadcast from the 6NME Noongar Radio studios in Perth and repeated on the National Indigenous Radio Service (NIRS).

Hosted by ALSWA Public Relations/Media Manager and 2020 First Nations Media Outstanding Contributor Award Winner Jodi Hoffmann, Law Matters is an informative and entertaining show, focusing on the legal issues faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in WA.

The program was named as a Finalist in the 2020 First Nations Media Awards in ;

Best Interview or Oral History
Best News and Current Affairs Program
Best Community Radio Documentary Service

There is also plenty of yarns with community members and key stakeholders within the justice system.

Tune in each fortnight (Wednesdays from 11.05 am until 12 noon, WST) on 100.9 FM Noongar Radio.

Scroll down to listen to any of our programs between 2010 and 2020.


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)

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

  • Law Matters Program 10, 6th April 2011

    SAM DINAH, Former ALSWA Prisoner Support Officer Sam Dinah is known to many of our people throughout the Country for his tireless work within the Community spanning many decades. Until…
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  • Law Matters Program 9, 23rd March 2011

    John Bedford, ALSWA Executive Officer and Acting CEO Nominations for the 2011 ALSWA Executive Committee Elections open at 9 am on Monday 28th March and close at 4 pm on…
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  • Law Matters Program 8, 9th March 2011

    Andy Matthews, ALSWA Criminal Law Unit Lawyer Have you ever considered a career in law? Hear from ALSWA lawyer Andy Matthews, who was Admitted as a lawyer in 2000. He…
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  • Law Matters Program 7, 23rd February 2011

    Guests: ALSWA’S Tammy Solonec, Shanna Satya and Darlene Summers Tammy Solonec, Manager of ALSWA’s Law & Advocacy Unit What does Constitutional Recognition mean for Aboriginal peoples?  Tammy Solonec, Manager of…
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  • Law Matters Program 6, 9th February 2011

    [audio mp3=""][/audio] Seranie Gamble ALSWA Law and Advocacy Unit Human Rights lawyer Find out about ALSWA’s involvement in the UN Universal Periodic Review (held on 27 January 2011), a new…
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  • Law Matters Program 5, 15 December 2010

    [audio mp3=""][/audio] Linc Ugle, ALSWA Prisoner Support Officer Prisoner Support Officers provide support to our people who are incarcerated and ALSWA PSO Linc Ugle joins us to talk about his…
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  • Law Matters Program 4, 1 December 2010

      [audio mp3=""][/audio]   Jolene Farrell ALSWA Secretary Gilbert ‘Jack’ Calyun ALSWA Reception Meet two of the David Wirrpanda Foundation and Central Institute of Technology ‘Solid Futures’  students who helped…
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  • Law Matters Program 3, 17 November 2010

    Guests: ALSWA’s John Bedford, Gulmina Miocevich, Kim Axford, Seranie Gamble [audio mp3=""][/audio] John Bedford ALSWA Executive Officer John talks about his family ties in the Halls Creek/Kimberley region and provides…
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  • Law Matters Program 2, 3 November 2010

    Guests: ALSWA’s Jonathon Reid, Tammy Solonec and Dennis Eggington   [audio mp3=""][/audio]   Jonathon Reid ALSWA Family Law Unit Lawyer To the best of our knowledge, Jonathon is the only…
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  • Law Matters Program 1, 20 October 2010

    Guests: ALSWA’s Dennis Eggington, Monica Collard and Kenny Sutton   [audio mp3=""][/audio]   Dennis Eggington ALSWA Chief Executive Officer Welcome to our very first ‘Law Matters program on 6NME!  Find…
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