Latest articles and news by Liberty Victoria

  • Press Release
    Post date: March 6, 2018
    New laws aimed at improving child safety need better provisions, the human rights group Liberty Victoria warned today. The laws set up a regime to allow a range of professionals to share information about children to promote their safety. They include child protection workers, teachers and health... Read more
  • Liberty Victoria in the News
    Post date: February 24, 2018
    3CR Wednesday Breakfast interview of Vice President Jamie Gardiner on Liberty Victoria's submission on religious freedom. At 4.55min.
  • Liberty Victoria in the News
    Post date: February 19, 2018
    "Liberty Victoria have noted that a public notification scheme is likely to open the door to vigilantism and appears ignorant of the many conditions currently placed on registered sex offenders."
  • Press Release
    Post date: February 14, 2018
    Prominent human rights organisation Liberty Victoria has thrown out a challenge to an inquiry set up by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. In the wake of the overwhelming vote in favour of marriage equality, Mr Turnbull ordered a review to see whether Australian law "adequately protects" the human... Read more
  • Liberty Victoria in the News
    Post date: February 13, 2018
    "Liberty Victoria has also criticised the proposal, with president Jessie Taylor dismissing the proposal as “an irrational and expensive attempt to make political gain out of a highly emotive issue without reference to any available evidence”."
  • Press Release
    Post date: February 12, 2018
    Liberty Victoria labelled the opposition’s proposed plan to allow concerned parents access to photographs and other details of sex offenders "an unnecessary and costly scheme that would have no impact on the rates of sexual offences in Victoria."   Liberty Victoria President Jessie Taylor dismissed... Read more
  • Liberty Victoria in the News
    Post date: January 18, 2018
    "The chief architect of this agenda in recent years is immigration minister Peter Dutton, who has put himself in a position where he can “play God” according to Liberty Victoria’s Rights Advocacy Project."
  • Liberty Victoria in the News
    Post date: January 15, 2018
  • Liberty Victoria Updates
    Post date: January 15, 2018
    In the midst of early January's tabloid-driven frenzy on so called "African gangs", Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton decided to attack judicial officers on talkback radio. This included a pot shot at another of Dutton's favourite targets, civil libertarians, including those who had been appointed... Read more
  • Liberty Victoria in the News
    Post date: January 11, 2018

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