A human rights group has swung behind doctors who want the right to disclose what happens in detention centres.
Doctors for Refugees has filed a High Court challenge to the secrecy provisions in the Australian Border Force Act, contending that the laws inappropriately curtail people’s freedom to... Read more
Information from next month’s census will be a “honeypot” for hackers, Liberty Victoria warned today.
“The safest way to keep data secure is not to retain it at all,” the human rights group said. “Information security can no longer be guaranteed.”
There are increasingly frequent instances of... Read more
Human rights group Liberty Victoria today expressed great concern about proposed legislation that would require permits to be obtained before people may protest.
Liberty president George Georgiou SC said, “We seriously question the need for such drastic action and urge government to look at... Read more
Liberty Victoria is concerned that the Attorney-General has elected to introduce a standard sentence scheme, contrary to the clear advice of the Sentencing Advisory Council’s report in response to the Terms of Reference provided in November 2015, Sentencing Guidance in Victoria.
Liberty Victoria... Read more