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
Come along to a special screening of "Freeheld" starring Julianne Moore and Ellen Page, and help raise money to support Liberty's Young Liberty for Law Reform program.
Tickets are $27.
Book HERE ...
November 2, 2015
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) received Terms of Reference on 19 May 2014. The ALRC released an Issues Paper and called for submissions on 10 December 2014. Submissions closed on 27...
October 18, 2015
The human rights group Liberty Victoria is overjoyed at the news of the release of two journalists from an Egyptian prison.
Al Jazeera staff Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy were pardoned by President...
September 24, 2015