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Spinifex Health Service

Spinifex Health Service is the business name for an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service managed by Paupiyala Tjarutja Aboriginal Corporation (PTAC) in the remote community of Tjuntjuntjara on the Spinifex Lands. Spinifex Health is one of a series of business names owned by PTAC and forms part of the Corporation’s commitment to providing services to the community
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Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia – Kalgoorlie

The Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (Inc.) (ALSWA) provides legal representation and support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Western Australia, including advocating in policy and law reform in submissions, at conferences and in the media.
ALSWA is governed by a Board of Directors who are all Aboriginal.
 
ALSWA Services
• Civil Law and Human Rights Law Unit
• Criminal Law – Perth Criminal Law Unit and ALSWA regional offices
• Family Law and Child Protection
• Bail Support Service (BSS) and Prison In-Reach Program (PIR)
• Community Legal Education (CLE)
 
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Goldfields Indigenous Housing Organisation

GIHO is an organisation who focuses on delivering professional housing and tenancy support services to Aboriginal people in some of the most remote regions in the state.  They cover an area of over 700,000 square kilometres and have an intimate understanding of our tenants, their families, community groups and key stakeholders to achieve the highest possible service outcomes.
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Bega Garnbirringu Health Services – Clinical Services

Bega Garnbirringu Health Service have Aboriginal health workers and practitioners, doctors, midwives and nurses at a Kalgoorlie-based clinic for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. The clinic is supported by specialists offering health expertise. These include:

  • Dental Services
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dietitian
  • Diabetes Clinic
  • Kidney Specialist – Nephrologist
  • Hearing Clinic
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic
  • Obstetrics Clinic
  • Podiatry Clinic
  • Immunisations
  • Optician
  • Opthamologist/Eye Specialist
  • Paediatrician
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Aboriginal Family Legal Services Kalgoorlie

Provides free legal and community support services for Aboriginal families and individuals in Western Australia. This includes legal advocacy, casework, court support and representation in matters related to family violence and sexual assault. They cannot act for perpetrators of violence. The legal matters they assist with include Violence Restraining Orders (VRO’s), criminal injuries compensation, and family law such as child recovery orders and parenting plans.

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Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Kalgoorlie

ALSWA is currently the largest community based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal organization in Australia. It provides legal aid services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples throughout Western Australia in accordance with grant conditions imposed by the Commonwealth Department of the Attorney General. Services include:

Criminal Law: ALSWA criminal law staff make sure the criminal courts know about cultural matters that apply, such as communication styles and tribal punishment.

Family Law: ALSWA family law staff make sure courts that deal with family law and protection issues know about cultural matters that apply, such as communication styles, how children are raised, and the importance of children and family in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Civil Law and Human Rights: ALSWA provides legal advice in a wide range of civil law and human rights matters, including discrimination, compensation for injury, police complaints and wills. ALSWA also assists with enquires about the Stolen Generation and Stolen Wages.

Community Education: ALSWA’s Law and Advocacy Unit is funded to advise Government and mainstream organisations about law and justice issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in Western Australia.

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State and National First Nations Services Services

Aboriginal Family Legal Service

Aboriginal Family Law Service assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people live free from family violence and sexual assault. We not only offer free legal services, but community education and early intervention and prevention programs as well.
 
Services offered include:
• Family Law
• Child Protection
• Criminal Injury Compensation
• Family Violence Restraining Orders
• Non-legal Support
• Social Support
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