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Human rights group Liberty Victoria applauds the Andrews government for taking a strong and principled stance on the right to die with dignity.  However, while welcoming that announcement, Liberty is...
December 8, 2016
Press Release
Andrews Government should let Parole Board do its job, says Liberty Victoria Liberty Victoria warns that the Andrews Government’s proposed new parole laws are an unnecessary and dangerous step...
December 6, 2016
Press Release
Public safety and the State budget will suffer as a result of harsh new measures by the Andrews Government, Liberty Victoria warned today. The human rights group’s president, Jessie Taylor, said “The...
December 5, 2016
Press Release
Community lawyer and lecturer Jessie Taylor has been elected president of one of Australia's leading human rights organisations, Liberty Victoria. Ms Taylor BA(Hons) LLB(Hons) MSc(HA) is a lecturer...
December 1, 2016
Press Release
November 22, 2016
Liberty Victoria in the News
Teenagers don't belong in an adult jail, even when things get hard. Placing them with adult prisoners is exposing them to dangerous influences and the risk of abuse. Eighty per cent of those in...
November 15, 2016
Press Release
Listen to Liberty Vice President Michael Stanton on RRR The Party Show discussing the overcrowding of prisons and mandatory sentencing: At 51.22 minutes:
November 14, 2016
Liberty Victoria Updates
Liberty Victoria strongly opposes the Sentencing (Community Correction Order) and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2016 (Vic) (‘The Bill’). It is an unnecessary reform to the Community Correction Order (‘...
October 31, 2016