Entries by Spencer

MEDIA RELEASE 28.03.22

  MEDIA RELEASE 28.03.22  Southern Aboriginal Corporation and Aboriginal Family Legal Service successfully tender for Metropolitan Family Violence Prevention Legal Service   Southern Aboriginal Corporation is delighted to have partnered with Aboriginal Family Legal Service to successfully tender for the Metropolitan Family Violence Prevention Legal Service. The Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations will join together to bring […]

Aboriginal family violence legal service leaders say State Government removing children at ‘appalling rates’

The heads of two major Aboriginal family violence legal services have accused the State Government of systemic discrimination against Aboriginal organisations and removing children from their families “at appalling rates under the guise of protecting them”. An investigation by The West Australian last week revealed leaked internal reports from the Department of Communities found the […]

MEDIA RELEASE (24.01.22)

MEDIA RELEASE 25.01.22: COMMUNITY LEGAL SECTOR CALLS FOR A DEDICATED COMMISSIONER FOR ABORIGINAL CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA   Led by Aboriginal Family Legal Service WA (AFLS), the community legal sector has today published its ‘Call for a dedicated Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People in Western Australia’. Developed in response to […]

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MEDIA RELEASE (25.01.22)

MEDIA RELEASE 25.01.22: Western Australia trailing in keeping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children safe in their homes and out of the criminal justice system according to the 2022 Report on Government Services Aboriginal Family Legal Service WA (AFLS), a key service provider for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims of family violence and sexual […]