Entries by Spencer

MEDIA RELEASE (8.09.21)

AFLS welcomes announcement of standalone plan to address violence in Aboriginal communities, urges Federal Government to properly consider culture and history across different Aboriginal groups and adequately resource Aboriginal Controlled Organisations   Aboriginal Family Legal Services WA (AFLS), a key family violence service provider in the Pilbara, Kimberley, Mid-West Gascoyne and Goldfields regions, welcomes the […]

MEDIA RELEASE (2.09.21)

Justice investment in community legal assistance not enough   Aboriginal Family Legal Services WA (AFLS), a key legal assistance provider in the Pilbara, West Kimberley, Mid-West Gascoyne and Goldfields regions, congratulates Community Legal WA on its successful lobbying for a funding investment from the State Government in the legal assistance sector, as recently announced by […]

AFLS Sincerest Condonlences

AFLS is sad to hear of the passing of the former Chief Judge of the Family Court of Western Australia Stephen Thackray. Mr Thackray was a compassionate and well-regarded Judge who served with unwavering empathy.  He was a distinguished advocate respected by those who had the pleasure of working with him. Mr Thackray strived to […]

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Attention Members Western Australian Family Violence Prevention Legal Service ICN 7333 Will be holding it’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 21 November 2019 5:00PM at unit 1/46 Dampier Terrace BROOME. If you are unable to attend the Broome AFLS office you can attend via Video link in the closet AFLS near you. Corporate Office: […]

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Community Support Officer – Kununurra

We are seeking a Community Support Officer in our Kununurra office to act as a key liaison between victims of Aboriginal family violence and the services of Aboriginal Family Law Services (AFLS). The role requires the CSO to promote our service within our regional communities by referring clients to AFLS solicitors for legal representation, undertaking […]

March Newsletter now available

AFLS has taken on a number of new challenges this year. The Murdoch University collaboration is an exciting project (read more on page 11) and we’ve opened our first Community Support Officer role in Ardyaloon (One Arm Point). The Ochre Ribbon event in February was a wonderful success. Thank you to all of the speakers […]

Hannah McGlade’s “Raising black women’s voices”

Aboriginal Family Law Services’ board member Hannah McGlade is from the Noongar people and is the senior Indigenous research fellow at Curtin University. In her recent opinion piece for The Saturday Paper, “Raising black women’s voices”, Hannah writes: Black women know the Australian state was built on such violence and that the instruments of law, […]