Whatever happened to the idea of freedom of speech, of freedom to debate diverse political and ideological views? These should be the very hallmarks of a just and democratic society like Australia’s...
June 3, 2016
When Gold Logie winner Waleed Aly receives Liberty Victoria’s Voltaire award in July he will share the spotlight with a blogger and free speech advocate who is in a cell in Saudi Arabia.
May 25, 2016
Young Liberty for Law Reform, a program of one of Australia’s leading civil liberties organisations, Liberty Victoria, released a report today shining a light on a dark corner of our democracy. The...
April 27, 2016
The legal apparatus that provides for a person with a cognitive disability to be detained, without review and on an indefinite basis, is concerning. The right to liberty, and the associated right to...
April 22, 2016
Liberty Victoria does not support the Infant Viability Bill 2015. We believe that the regulation of abortion has been dealt with appropriately under the Victorian Law Reform Act 2008. The Act...
April 18, 2016
More than $44 million in public transport fines in Victoria could be challenged through a new website.
Last financial year, more than 250,000 fines were handed out to Victorian commuters, worth more...
April 6, 2016
After working with Julian Burnside QC in his fight against unfair Myki fines, Young Liberty for Law reform created www.mykifines.org.au to help people understand their options when they are...
April 6, 2016
Intimate partner violence is the top risk factor for death, disability and illness in Victorian women aged 15 – 44.
One women is killed by her intimate partner almost every week.
March 17, 2016
March 9, 2016
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria is strongly opposed to the Bill and has submitted a comment to the Legislative Council of Parliament of Victoria.
March 4, 2016