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Liberty Victoria said it was unhappy with the force’s ­approach. “We are concerned that Victoria Police’s military-style tactics could be normalised and ­deployed against future ­responsible protests...
September 16, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
Police are planning to temporarily shut down public transport this weekend to prevent protesters from travelling into the Melbourne CBD for anti-lockdown protests. The Victorian Council for Civil...
September 16, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
Sam Norton, Senior Vice President of Liberty Victoria was profiled in this article. Mr Norton said people always ask “how can you represent people charged with these crimes” but he says it’s just...
September 9, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria supports the introduction of additional protections for complainants in stalking prosecutions, insofar as the accused’s fundamental right to a fair hearing and the presumption of...
September 7, 2021
Submission
A former Victorian prisoner viciously bashed by guards while he was naked and handcuffed lying face-down on a cell floor has been unable to view footage of his assault from their body-worn cameras...
September 6, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
“Liberty Victoria spokesman Michael Stanton said while they welcomed most of the announcements, they worried banning far-right imagery may come with unintended consequences and prove to be a band-aid...
September 2, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria President Julia Kretzenbacher urged the Victorian government to review the outstanding Covid fines and waive those issued to people in financial hardship. “We are concerned by the...
August 11, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
The Victorian Government has today announced six new appointments to the County Court of Victoria, bringing a wealth of expertise and diverse experience to the justice system. Stewart Bayles has been...
August 10, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
We accept that extremist movements and actors pose a significant threat to the Australian Community. However, over the past two decades there has been a focus on the danger of Islamist extremism at...
July 20, 2021
Submission
Locking more people in prison is actually making Victoria more unsafe, according to the president of Liberty Victoria. It comes on the back of a report from the anti-corruption commission that...
July 8, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News

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