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The Guardianship and Administration Bill 2018 is a necessary reform to update and bring Victoria’s personal guardianship and administration laws into line with modern expectations and human rights. ...
April 24, 2018
Submission
In its submission to government on the bill, Liberty Victoria president Jessie Taylor said the organisation supports the concept of streamlining child information sharing, but the legislation...
April 10, 2018
Liberty Victoria in the News
Joint Councils of Civil Liberties submission on the Identity-matching Services Bill 2018 and the Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching Services) Bill 2018 which will authorise the...
March 21, 2018
Submission
Neil Mitchell has clashed with the president of Liberty Victoria after it handed Yassmin Abdel-Magied the Young Voltaire award – given to somebody who has “done the most for the right of free speech...
March 20, 2018
Liberty Victoria in the News
In principle Liberty supports the Children Legislation Amendment (Information Sharing) Bill 2017. However, Liberty Victoria’s view is that the proposed regime goes too far and needs to be amended to...
March 6, 2018
Submission
New laws aimed at improving child safety need better provisions, the human rights group Liberty Victoria warned today. The laws set up a regime to allow a range of professionals to share information...
March 6, 2018
Press Release
3CR Wednesday Breakfast interview of Vice President Jamie Gardiner on Liberty Victoria's submission on religious freedom. At 4.55min.
February 24, 2018
Liberty Victoria in the News
Freedom of religion is properly understood to mean the freedom for an individual to have, or not have, a religious belief, to join a religion and take part in its rites and rituals, or change...
February 14, 2018
Submission
Prominent human rights organisation Liberty Victoria has thrown out a challenge to an inquiry set up by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. In the wake of the overwhelming vote in favour of marriage...
February 14, 2018
Press Release
A submission was made to this inquiry by the councils for civil liberties across Australia (New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties, Liberty Victoria, Queensland Council for Civil Liberties,...
February 1, 2018
Submission

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