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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

Australian authorities have had a “myopic” focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11, experts have lamented, warning that it has come at the expense of...
Published: June 16, 2022 |
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Government, Regulation and Equality

The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP Attorney-General of Australia By email: attorney@ag.gov.au 8 June 2022 Dear Attorney-General, Congratulations on Behalf of...
Published: June 16, 2022 |
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Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Liberty Victoria is awarding the 2022 Voltaire Empty Chair Award to Mehdi Ali, a refugee from Ahvaz, Iran who had been held in detention by Australia...
Published: May 17, 2022 |
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Published: March 3, 2022
Work type: Liberty Victoria in the News

Privacy and Private Life

A significant review of Australia’s surveillance laws presents an opportunity to reframe these powers around upholding and protecting human rights, a...
Published: February 10, 2022 |
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Published: February 8, 2022
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Published: November 19, 2021
Work type: Liberty Victoria in the News