A leading human rights group today joined a chorus of condemnation of new State Government laws that sharply cut the amount of time people may spend together. Under the laws children as young as 14...
July 24, 2018
Press Release
This Bill proposes to expand the detention and supervision order regime under the Serious Sex Offenders (Detention and Supervision) Act 2009 (Vic) to non-sexual violence offences. Under the scheme,...
May 26, 2018
Submission
Senior Vice President Michael Stanton speaking on 3AW with Tony Jones discussing Liberty Victoria's response to the Andrews government announcement last week to expand the number of offences for...
April 17, 2018
Liberty Victoria in the News
New mandatory sentencing laws will not make our communities safer, the human rights group Liberty Victoria warned today. The comments were made in response to Wednesday’s announcement that the...
April 12, 2018
Press Release
"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."
February 19, 2018
Liberty Victoria in the News
As previously stated in our submission to the Bail Review and commentary in respect of the Bail Amendment (Stage One) Bill 2017, Liberty Victoria is opposed to the State Government’s proposal to...
February 19, 2018
Submission
Last week, the Victorian Parliament passed the Firearms Amendment Bill 2017 which contained a series of significant amendments to the Firearms Act 1986. The aspect of the Bill of most concern to...
February 13, 2018
Submission
"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...
February 13, 2018
Liberty Victoria in the News
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...
February 12, 2018
Press Release
As noted in the Sentencing Advisory Council (SAC) issues paper, the Victorian Government announced in May 2017 that it would introduce legislation in 2018 to establish a sentencing guidelines council...
January 22, 2018
Submission

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