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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 Proposed Ban of the Swastika in Victoria The Summary Offences Amendment (Nazi Symbol Prohibition) Bill 2022 (Vic)   Liberty Victoria is deeply...
Published: May 17, 2022 |
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Published: April 19, 2022
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Published: March 11, 2022
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Government, Regulation and Equality

Gemma Cafarella is a barrister who practises in public law, including discrimination and sexual harassment matters. Gemma is the Chair of Liberty...
Published: April 21, 2022 |
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Published: April 19, 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
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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
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