New chief for fam­ily law ser­vice

Pilbara News - - News - Ali­cia Per­era

A new chief ex­ec­u­tive of the WA Abo­rig­i­nal Fam­ily Law Ser­vices has been ap­pointed this month.

The or­gan­i­sa­tion, which pro­vides le­gal ser­vices and com­mu­nity ed­u­ca­tion for Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple liv­ing in re­gional WA who have been sub­ject to fam­ily vi­o­lence or sex­ual as­sault, has an­nounced for­mer AFLS prin­ci­pal le­gal of­fi­cer Co­rina Martin as its new chief ex­ec­u­tive.

She re­places Mary Cowley, who has left AFLS af­ter four years in charge.

Ms Martin has pre­vi­ously worked with Le­gal Aid WA, the Abo­rig­i­nal Le­gal Ser­vice and the North­ern Australian Abo­rig­i­nal Jus­tice As­so­ci­a­tion, and was a founder of the Kimberley Com­mu­nity Le­gal Ser­vice.

She said she was look­ing for­ward to fur­ther ex­pand­ing and in­no­vat­ing AFLS for its clients.

AFLS has re­gional of­fices in Port Hed­land, Broome, Ku­nunurra, Ger­ald­ton, Kal­go­or­lie-Boul­der and Carnar­von.

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