The South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council is a member focused organisation. As an organisation we use a variety of methods to stay in touch with our members. This includes producing and distributing newsletters, media releases and other publications.
If you are a member and have ideas on how we can better stay in touch with you, please contact us and let us know. If you would like to become a member, visit our membership page to find out how to join. Membership of the South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council is open to all Noongar people 18 years and over and it is free to join.
SWALSC produces regular newsletters which aim to keep members informed about the key developments relating to the Noongar native title claims, such as the negotiations with the WA Government aimed at resolving the Noongar native title claims. The newsletters also contain news about SWALSC's involvement in various projects aimed at strengthening Noongar culture, language, heritage, and community, such as the Swan and Canning Rivers Iconic Trails Project, as well as information about SWALSC's schedule of working party, family and other meetings. The newsletters are posted to members and can be viewed or downloaded by clicking the links below.
For all media enquires contact Paul Halfpenny, SWALSC Communications Manager, on (office) 9358 7400 or (mobile) 0437 604 065 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Headline Story: Negotiations moving towards an agreement in principle
Headline Story: All eyes on Noongar negotiations; National conference supports settlement
Headline Story: Breakthrough changes to the CALM Act will strengthen Noongar culture.
Headline Story: South West Boojarah staunchly oppose Margaret River coal mine.
Headline Story: Negotiations to resolve Noongar native title claims start.
Headline Story: WA Govt agrees to negotiate Perth and SW native title claims.
Headline Story: Agreement in principle reached in GKB Regional Partnership Agreement.
Headline Story: Boddington Gold Mine agree to target of 100 Aboriginal employees.
Information for media and interested community members regarding SWALSC's work.
SWALSC can arrange for media outlets to speak with members or arrange photo shoots if the opportunity and story are considered appropriate.
For all media enquires contact Paul Halfpenny, SWALSC Communications Manager, on (office) 93587400 or (mobile) 0437604065 or by email to email@example.com
Noongar 'Young Guns' Leadership program to be funded by Lotterywest.
SWALSC Book wins Human Rights Commission award
Award winning book shortlisted for Human Rights Award
Noongar community steadfastly opposed to the Roe Highway Extension
Noongar People Still Determined
SWALSC Welcomes SNC Appeal Decision Date
SWALSC Launches Appeal Website
Noongar people welcome change in direction of native title
Noongar People to Host 2008 National Native Title Conference
SWALSC Welcome Government Apology
Employment Opportunities needed for Noongar people
Narrogin Road Show on Indignenous Employment
Mogumber Flora Survey
Moora Reserve Open Day
The South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council publishes its annual report in November. In the interestes of protecting the environment only limited copies are printed. Please click on the images below to view or download an annual report.
For any further information about the annual operation of SWALSC please contact us
Information & Reports
SWALSC has produced a number of fact sheets about native title and the Noongar people. You can download these below.
This fact sheet provides a brief overview of SWALSC and the Noongar people.
Native title is complex and complicated area of law. This fact sheet provides a brief overview of native title and how it affects the Noongar people and the wider community.
In 2003 SWALSC lodged the Single Noongar Claim on behalf of the 218 Noongar Families.
There are many myths about native title. This fact sheet provides some answers to the most common misconceptions.
We take your privacy seriously, your information will not be shared with any third party.