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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: http://ondemand.rrr.org.au/player/128/...
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
Submission
Liberty Victoria is very concerned about the Victorian Government’s announcement on proposed reforms to the Community Correction Order (‘CCO’) regime. The reforms should be strongly opposed. The...
October 12, 2016
Submission
State Government plans to jail more people will not make Victorians safer, rights group Liberty Victoria warned today.  "Practical experience of the criminal justice system has long shown that in...
October 12, 2016
Press Release

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