Privacy and Private Life

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The Optus data breach demonstrates that our private data has not received the practical or legal protections that are required in our interconnected society. This particular episode is, however, only...
October 5, 2022
Press Release
A significant review of Australia’s surveillance laws presents an opportunity to reframe these powers around upholding and protecting human rights, a number of digital and civil rights groups have...
February 10, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
The Australian Privacy Foundation, Queensland Council of Civil Liberties and Liberty Victoria have made a detailed submission to the Reform of Australia’s electronic surveillance framework discussion...
February 8, 2022
Submission
There are “serious concerns” over the Victorian government’s “unprecedented plan” to establish a centralised health data sharing system which would store information such as prescribed medications...
November 19, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria is concerned about the privacy implications of the new Health Legislation Amendment (Information Sharing) Bill 2021 which is before the Victorian Parliament. When the Australian...
October 26, 2021
Press Release
At the outset broadly and generally speaking, the Bill introduces powers for State-authorised hacking (also known as: lawful hacking, government hacking, computer network operations, network...
September 8, 2021
Submission
  VALS, Liberty Victoria, the Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre, the Human Rights Law Centre and Fitzroy Legal Service call on the Andrews Government to implement laws to protect...
June 24, 2021
Press Release
  Liberty Victoria is concerned about data security following the part-privatisation of VicRoads. The data that will become available to private enterprise will be very broad and Liberty Victoria is...
March 16, 2021
Press Release
Civil society has been “completely sidelined and ignored” in the inquiry into the government’s proposed new hacking powers, after no civil or digital rights groups were invited to the only public...
March 15, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News
In a separate submission, a coalition of digital and civil rights groups including Liberty Victoria, Electronic Frontiers Australia, the Australian Privacy Foundation and the QLD Council of Civil...
February 15, 2021
Liberty Victoria in the News

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