About

Liberty Victoria is one of Australia’s leading civil liberties organisations - working to defend and extend human rights and freedoms in Victoria since 1936.

Liberty Victoria aims

  • Help foster a society based on the democratic participation of all its members and the principles of justice, openness, the right to dissent and respect for diversity.
  • Secure the equal rights of everyone and oppose any abuse or excessive power by the state against its people.
  • Influence public debate and government policy on a range of human rights issues. We have policy statements on issues such as access to justice, a charter of rights, freedom of speech and privacy.
  • Prepare submissions to government, support court cases defending infringements of civil liberties, issue media releases and hold events.

History

Liberty Victoria has a long and proud history of campaigning for civil liberties and human rights since 1936.

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Liberty Victoria Constitution

The objects of the Council are to advance measures and take those steps it deems necessary for the defence and extension of civil liberties in Victoria and the rights and freedoms recognised by national or international law.

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2010 Strategic Review

In Feburary 2010 Liberty Victoria undertook a major strategy review of the work and focus of our organisation.