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"Likely exacerbate the problem”: NT Aboriginal justice agency says extra police funding won't help alleviate crime
The Northern Territory's leading Aboriginal justice agency have argued record in...
Dechlan Brennan 15 May 2024
Aboriginal legal services peak body warns punitive approach to youth will worsen situation
The national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services...
Giovanni Torre 28 Mar 2024
Senator Thorpe moves in Senate to reveal report on "dire" funding of legal services nationwide
Senator Lidia Thorpe has raised concerns that the federal Attorney General is in...
Giovanni Torre 26 Mar 2024
Nsw
Aboriginal Legal Service renews calls for support amid crisis ahead of January 26
The Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT have launched a plea for donors to help con...
Jarred Cross 19 Jan 2024
Key legal aid service vows to rebound as lawyer shortfall cripples NT
The Northern Territory's primary Indigenous legal aid service has vowed to rebou...
David Prestipino 17 Nov 2023
Legal Yarn improves justice outcomes for First Nations peoples

First Nations peoples in WA are receiving improved justice outcomes thanks to a...

David Prestipino Jun 29, 2023
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal services continue campaign for critical funding

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal services across the country have con...

Jarred Cross Jun 17, 2023
Over-representation of Aboriginal people in New South Wales prisons "highest on record"

The Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) (ALS) and the Public Interest Advocacy Ce...

Giovanni Torre May 30, 2023
"Band-aid" federal funding increase for Aboriginal Legal Services will "do little more than keep the lights on"

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services around Australia have welco...

Giovanni Torre May 19, 2023
Funding crisis sees Aboriginal Legal Service freeze operations at 13 New South Wales courts

Aboriginal Legal Service operations in 13 local courts in regional New South Wal...

Giovanni Torre May 15, 2023
Federal Budget missed opportunity to solve Aboriginal Legal Service funding crisis

The 2023 federal budget missed the opportunity to tackle the funding crisis engu...

Giovanni Torre May 12, 2023
"I see why people leave": Aboriginal legal service staff are struggling to do their mob justice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal services are crumbling under the pre...

Jarred Cross May 5, 2023
Aboriginal legal services nationwide to hold public online forum today on funding crisis

Aboriginal legal services from across Australia are hosting an online town hall...

Giovanni Torre May 3, 2023
Aboriginal legal services face freezes across the country in funding crisis

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services around Australia are callin...

Giovanni Torre Apr 18, 2023
Aboriginal legal services the key to closing the justice gap

We are in a pivotal moment in history and there is potential to go beyond the em...

Jamie McConnachie Jan 23, 2023
'Women's Budget' ignores Indigenous women's services

Whilst having a defined focus on women’s safety, Indigenous advocates say the 20...

Rachael Knowles May 26, 2021
Victorian ALS forced to freeze client intake due to lack of funding

Despite their alleged commitment to self-determination, the Victorian Government...

Rachael Knowles May 21, 2021
Indigenous justice bodies slam lack of Aboriginal legal service funding in Budget

Justice advocates have criticised the Federal Government for the lack of funding...

Rachael Knowles May 12, 2021
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