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Independent, Vigilant, Informed

Liberty Victoria traces its roots to 1936. For more than eighty years we have advocated for civil liberties and human rights. These are spelled out in the United Nations’ international human rights treaties, agreed to by Australia. We speak out when such rights and freedoms are threatened by governments or other organisations... » Read More

Criminal Justice

The time has come for it to be made clear that responsible, peaceful and socially distanced protest activity is lawful in the State of Victoria....
Published: November 5, 2020 |
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Published: October 23, 2020
Work type: Liberty Victoria in the News

Government, Regulation and Equality

Liberty Victoria president Julian Burnside said: "If the punishment reduces the likelihood of obtaining the ultimate objective of the offence – which...
Published: September 21, 2020 |
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Published: September 21, 2020
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Published: September 18, 2020
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Refugees and Asylum Seekers

A disturbing and distressing new development has occurred in the Commonwealth’s policies with respect to immigration detention. Pursuant to an...
Published: June 26, 2020 |
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Privacy and Private Life

Liberty Victoria's Gemma Cafarella said the leak damaged the public's trust in Victoria Police and further eroded the relationship between police and...
Published: May 4, 2020 |
Work type: Liberty Victoria in the News
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