Liberty Victoria today said the Federal Government’s foreshadowed plans to reverse the onus of proof for Australians visiting so called “terror hotspots” are unwarranted.
The Government wants people who travel to hotspots abroad to prove they are not terrorists or are not going to join the... Read more
Public statement from The NSW Council for Civil Liberties, Liberty Victoria, The Queensland Council for Civil Liberties, The SA Council for Civil Liberties, Civil Liberties Australia.
Civil Liberties Councils across Australia urge the Government - and failing that - the Australian Parliament to... Read more
Liberty Victoria press release 27 June 2014
An interpreter who helped a man who died soon after his release from a police station is to be awarded this year's Voltaire Award for free speech.
Yu Shu Lipski is the recipient of this year’s Voltaire Award, presented by Liberty Victoria for a... Read more
Liberty Victoria welcomes the decision of the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Horvath v Australia (1885/2009).
“This case demonstrates that justice in Victoria is hollow when it comes to the accountability of the police force,” said Liberty Victoria President, Jane Dixon QC today.
In 2001... Read more