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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
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
Press Release
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. Raif Badawi...
May 25, 2016
Press Release