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
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
All governments in Australia should heed the High Court’s decision upholding the right of peaceful protest, Liberty Victoria said today.
“The decision in favour of Bob Brown must give heart to those...
October 18, 2017
The revelation that under new laws 10-year-olds could be held without charge for a fortnight shows politicians are badly failing to defend freedom while claiming to uphold it.
In making this comment...
October 7, 2017
Liberty Victoria’s Rights Advocacy Project (‘RAP’) today released a new report revealing the dramatic rise in the personal discretions and legal powers of the Immigration Minister.
One of the report...
May 4, 2017
The retiring President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs, is to be honoured for her fearless work in pursuit of people’s rights.
She is the recipient of the nation’s...
May 2, 2017
The rumoured plan to create a sprawling ‘Department of Homeland Security’ is dangerous, wasteful and unnecessary, warns human rights group Liberty Victoria.
Fairfax Media reported yesterday that...
March 8, 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
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
Community lawyer and lecturer Jessie Taylor has been elected president of one of Australia's leading human rights organisations,
Ms Taylor BA(Hons) LLB(Hons) MSc(HA) is a lecturer...
December 1, 2016