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In its submission to the inquiry by the Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security into the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 the councils for civil...
February 20, 2017
Citizenship plan unfair and invasive, says rights group Changes floated by the Immigration Minister to requirements for Australian citizenship are unnecessary and counter-productive, Liberty Victoria...
February 11, 2017
Press Release
Liberty Victoria welcomes the government's exposure draft marriage equality bill, but calls for religious exemptions to be removed, not expanded. Announced along with the failed plebiscite...
January 20, 2017
On 8 November 2016, the Attorney-General referred to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights for inquiry and report, whether the operation of Part IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975...
January 13, 2017
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
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
This Bill seeks to amend the Working with Children Act 2005 (Vic) (“the Act”). We recognise that the amendments in this Bill arise in part out of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to...
November 4, 2016
Joint Submission for the United Kingdom’s Universal Periodic Review in 2017 submitted by a coalition of the following international human rights, fair trial and jurist organisations: Center for...
September 23, 2016
The Councils for Civil Liberties (“CCLs”)[1] have made a joint submission to the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor’s (INSLM) inquiry into certain questioning and detention powers (...
August 17, 2016