It is often said by those who oppose a federal Human Rights Act that there is no need for one. They argue that the human rights of Australians are more than adequately protected by the common law and...
July 21, 2023
Liberty Victoria is strongly opposed to the Human Source Management Act 2023 (Vic). We are committed to its repeal. We are also deeply concerned by the closure of the Office of the Special...
July 11, 2023
Explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander approaches to justice and the law and the Koori Court at this event honouring the NAIDOC Week theme ‘For Our Elders’.
First established more than 20...
July 10, 2023
Liberty Victoria welcomes the Royal Commission into the Robodebt Scheme’s final report, which was handed down on Friday 7 July 2023. Liberty Victoria calls on the Federal Government to implement...
July 10, 2023
Liberty Victoria proudly supports a Yes vote in the historic referendum that will take place later this year.
Currently, Australia’s constitution does not recognise the First Peoples of Australia....
June 29, 2023
Amnesty International Australia's Victorian Activism and Leadership Committee (VALC), in partnership with Melbourne Activist Legal Support (MALS), invites you to an online panel discussion about...
June 8, 2023
Liberty Victoria is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2023 Voltaire Human Rights Award is human rights and Raise the Age advocate Sophie Trevitt.
The Voltaire Human Rights Award honours a...
June 7, 2023
Liberty Victoria is deeply worried by the emergence of far-right extremism, but opposes the ban of the ‘hakenkreuz’ for the reasons set out in our joint submission to the PJCIS. We understand that...
May 3, 2023
Michael Stanton, president of civil liberties group Liberty Victoria, said it was a “weak decision from a government still paranoid about being wedged on law and order instead of committing to...
April 26, 2023
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria endorses the recommendation of the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (INSLM) that Continuing Detention Orders (CDOs) be abolished.
A CDO is a court order that keeps a...
April 5, 2023