Refugees and Asylum Seekers

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Liberty Victoria contributes to the development of public policy through the media. We weigh in on important debates about civil liberties and human rights and respond to important issues as they...
September 6, 2017
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We support the Commonwealth Government’s commitment to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT). The...
August 7, 2017
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Liberty Victoria’s Rights Advocacy Project (‘RAP’) today released a new report revealing the dramatic rise in the personal discretions and legal powers of the Immigration Minister. One of the report...
May 4, 2017
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A lot of what we know about the harm being caused by our immigration policies comes from whistleblowers. However, many stay silent, deterred from speaking out. Their silence is harmful. It is harmful...
March 9, 2017
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The rumoured plan to create a sprawling ‘Department of Homeland Security’ is dangerous, wasteful and unnecessary, warns human rights group Liberty Victoria. Fairfax Media reported yesterday that...
March 8, 2017
Press Release
Citizenship plan unfair and invasive, says rights group Changes floated by the Immigration Minister to requirements for Australian citizenship are unnecessary and counter-productive, Liberty Victoria...
February 11, 2017
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