​Melbourne Samaritan helps imprisoned Noongar Mother

9th Oct 2017

Their lives are worlds apart but acts of kindness tend to break down barriers.

Peter Clark is the Melbourne retiree who helped the Noongar woman and single mother of five who was jailed by West Australian police after calling them to assist her in a domestic violent situation. Instead of providing assistance, the police ran a background check finding a warrant for the woman’s arrest for unpaid fines dating back to 2012.

The fines, in relation to an unregistered dog had accumulated to almost $4,000. Mr Clark tells CAAMA what inspired him to help…

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