WA chief justice says Indigenous interpreting services must be expanded

Nov 18, 2014, 11:17 AM, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

There are fears that a West Australian Government decision to scrap funding for an interpreting service could deny justice to some Aboriginal people in the Kimberley.

The Kimberley Interpreting Service helps Aboriginal people navigate the technical English of police interviews and the courts.

And the state's chief justice says Government should be increasing funding for Indigenous interpreters, not cutting it.

From Perth, Anna Vidot reports on ABC RADIO PM