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Liberty Victoria said it was concerned Victoria Police's "military-style tactics" could be normalised and deployed against "future responsible protests". "We are also worried that shutting down...
September 16, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
The Victorian Council for Civil Liberties has criticised the decision in a public statement on Twitter, describing the shutdown as "military-style". "As COVID numbers continue to rise, we do not...
September 15, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria is concerned that businesses sourcing labour from the on-demand workforce may be doing so in order to obfuscate the reality of their relationships with workers, and to exploit the...
September 7, 2021
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Liberty Victoria president Julia Kretzenbacher called on the state government to release expert advice which led to the closure of playgrounds, saying any restrictions needed to be proportionate. She...
August 19, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
Experts say it’s extremely difficult to work out what effect an overnight curfew had on reducing Melbourne’s case numbers during its second wave last year, but say it is likely the reintroduced...
August 18, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
But president of Liberty Victoria, Julia Kretzenbacher, called on the Victorian government to release the expert advice on which the decision to close playgrounds and outdoor gyms was made. “Liberty...
August 17, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
The Victorian Council for Civil Liberties also questioned whether there was any evidence to support the reintroduction of a curfew. "Merely making policing easier should not be a foundation for such...
August 17, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
From debater to sailor and now community leader - at just 22.  There've been challenges but Mohamed Semra has faced up to them all.  Liberty Victoria's Young Voltaire Human Rights Award winner...
August 16, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria questioned the curfew, saying Victorians were yet to be given any evidence it reduced transmission.
August 16, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria said Victorians were “yet to be provided with any evidence that shows curfews reduce the risk of transmission”. “Merely making policing easier should not be a foundation for such...
August 16, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News

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