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In comments over the weekend, the president of Liberty Victoria, Michael Stanton, said there was "no need" for Ms Cumming's "inflammatory rhetoric". "The state election should be a contest of ideas...
November 23, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
The Victorian Parliament's Legal and Social Issues Committee has published its report on the Inquiry into Extremism in Victoria. It's available here: https://lnkd.in/gKxym4Ub I'm pleased to say that...
September 5, 2022
Submission
Liberty Victoria President Michael Stanton warned against sweeping reforms to combat the influence of far-right extremism during public hearings in June. "We need to make sure that in responding to...
August 30, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria supports some aspects of the Bill. However, in our view many other aspects of the Bill are unnecessary and add complexity to an already difficult area of the law. As we said in our...
August 15, 2022
Submission
Liberty Victoria president Michael Stanton said the country was facing a new frontier in the collection and use of DNA and warned people to approach with caution. He said the increasing use of this...
August 5, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria's submission was referred to frequently in the report, for example:  "Inquiry stakeholders advocated for legislative change to allow greater consideration of the interests of...
August 5, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria is opposed to the proposed new offence of engaging in grossly offensive conduct in public.  It should not become law. The Bill seeks to respond to particular conduct by Mr Richard...
August 2, 2022
Submission
Liberty's president discusses mandatory minimum sentencing in depth from 1.02 on 3CRs Thursday Breakfast program.  
July 22, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria president Michael Stanton said he “strongly” supported the Court of Appeal’s observations, with his organisation opposing the emergence of mandatory sentencing over the past decade....
July 14, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Jason Roberts will face an uncertain legal path to a major compensation payout for his more than 20 years’ imprisonment ­because Victoria’s human rights provisions do not carry the same powers that...
July 12, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News

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