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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
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
[Booked out] Central to a functioning democracy is the notion of an informed public. What happens when we don’t know what the government is doing in our name?  Liberty Victoria’s Young Liberty for...
July 13, 2016
Human rights group Liberty Victoria today expressed great concern about proposed legislation that would require permits to be obtained before people may protest. Liberty president George Georgiou SC...
June 30, 2016
Press Release
'What we don't know, can hurt us’ Liberty Victoria's Young Liberty for Law Reform (YLLR) has released a report shining a light on a dark corner of our democracy. The report recommends fundamental and...
June 10, 2016