No compelling case has been put forward by the Government to justify the proposed amendments and they are entirely unnecessary and disproportionate;
The amendments would provide the Minister with an...
June 18, 2020
Australia’s name for decency and a fair go has been permanently stained by the latest sickening violence on Manus Island, Liberty Victoria said today.
Reports of attacks on refugees with metal poles...
December 4, 2017
The Bill amends the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) to empower the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection to ban mobile phones and other items in immigration detention centres. It also expands...
October 20, 2017
We support the Commonwealth Government’s commitment to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT).
August 7, 2017
Young Liberty for Law Reform, a program of one of Australia’s leading civil liberties organisations, Liberty Victoria, released a report today shining a light on a dark corner of our democracy. The...
April 27, 2016