Refugees and People Seeking Asylum

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Peter Dutton is using his God-like powers to block refugees and asylum seekers from accessing government-funded, income support, public healthcare and safe housing. We are calling on Peter Dutton to...
June 15, 2020
Press Release
Rick Morton discusses the case of Payam Saadat.  The federal government is holding up a bid to compensate more than 60 people who allegedly suffered psychological trauma in immigration detention...
February 19, 2020
Liberty Victoria in the News
For nearly a decade, Payam Saadat has fought for compensation over the trauma he endured in immigration detention. More than 60 other cases rely on the result of his trial. Rick Morton interviewed...
February 19, 2020
Liberty Victoria in the News
For the following reasons, Liberty Victoria recommends the Bill not be passed, and the current automatic citizenship loss provisions be repealed. a. Citizenship loss provisions, both discretionary...
October 17, 2019
Submission
More Indigenous people could be held in immigration detention and deported from Australia if a new migration law is passed, three separate lawyers’ groups, (including Liberty Victoria) have warned.
September 12, 2019
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria has been invited to appear before the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee to give evidence on amendments proposed by the Migration Legislation Amendment (...
August 21, 2019
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The Bill seeks to amend the Migration Act 1958 (the Act) by introducing a twelfth set of circumstances in which a person will necessarily fail the character test enunciated at s.501(6) of the Act:...
August 16, 2019
Submission
These amendments seek to impose a lifetime ban on obtaining a visa (for people who arrived by boat after July 2013) to travel to or remain in Australia, subject to a personal non-compellable non-...
August 16, 2019
Submission
Liberty Victoria continues to oppose the  of the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015,  in light of their subsequent operation. While limited public information is...
July 8, 2019
Submission

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