Refugees and Asylum Seekers

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Over 150 free speech advocates are calling on  Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to stop the offshore detention of asylum seekers. A letter has gone from those attending the nation’s top free speech...
July 25, 2018
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"The chief architect of this agenda in recent years is immigration minister Peter Dutton, who has put himself in a position where he can “play God” according to Liberty Victoria’s Rights Advocacy...
January 18, 2018
Liberty Victoria in the News
The breathtaking simplicity and callousness of the recently resuscitated Deputy Prime Minister lays bare the attempt to use human lives for votes, Liberty Victoria said today. “Barnaby Joyce bounces...
December 14, 2017
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Australia’s name for decency and a fair go has been permanently stained by the latest sickening violence on Manus Island, Liberty Victoria said today. Reports of attacks on refugees with metal poles...
December 4, 2017
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The studied indifference of Australia’s leaders to the abandonment of refugees on Manus Island is becoming a permanent stain on this country’s name, the human rights body Liberty Victoria said today...
November 1, 2017
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The Bill amends the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) to empower the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection to ban mobile phones and other items in immigration detention centres. It also expands...
October 20, 2017
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