We’re supporting the next generation of First Nations law-makers
This year Ngalaya is:
We are also working to:
- partner with law firms to create 2 new Nglaya Cadetship positions; and
- establish a Ngalaya Scholarship Fund and provide financial support to at least 5 law students in 2019.
We’re educating the community on Indigenous legal issues
Ngalaya is working to increase its role in community legal education and CPD learning. We want to support First Nations lawyers and academics to educate the community about the legal issues affecting First Peoples.
We’re advocating for substantive law reform
Ngalaya is actively seeking to partner with individuals, organisations and law firms to assist in drafting submissions for law reform in areas including:
- criminal law
- intellectual property
- environmental law
- cultural heritage
- land rights and native title
- consumer and insurance law
- employment law
- housing law
- administrative law
Ngalaya is also offering its services to law firms and universities to contract Ngalaya for research work to support publications and ARC projects. Research work will be conducted by First Nations lawyers and law students.
Get involved with Ngalaya
All First Nations lawyers, law students and law graduates are eligible to join Ngalaya.
Ngalaya is open to partnerships with corporate partners, law firms, and other organisations to provide new opportunities for its members.