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"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
In the midst of early January's tabloid-driven frenzy on so called "African gangs", Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton decided to attack judicial officers on talkback radio. This included a pot shot...
January 15, 2018
Liberty Victoria Updates
This was a combined submission of the NSW Council for Civil Liberties, Liberty Victoria, Queensland Council for Civil Liberties, South Australian Council for Civil Liberties and the Australian...
October 31, 2017
All governments in Australia should heed the High Court’s decision upholding the right of peaceful protest, Liberty Victoria said today. “The decision in favour of Bob Brown must give heart to those...
October 18, 2017
Press Release