Liberty Victoria president Michael Stanton said he “strongly” supported the Court of Appeal’s observations, with his organisation opposing the emergence of mandatory sentencing over the past decade....
July 14, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Last week Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus put an end to Canberra lawyer Bernard Collaery’s criminal prosecution.
July 12, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Jason Roberts will face an uncertain legal path to a major compensation payout for his more than 20 years’ imprisonment ­because Victoria’s human rights provisions do not carry the same powers that...
July 12, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Michael Stanton of Liberty Victoria argued at the parliamentary inquiry “that any reform needed to ensure free speech was balanced with people’s right to live without discrimination and violence”....
June 29, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP Attorney-General of Australia By email: attorney@ag.gov.au 8 June 2022 Dear Attorney-General, Congratulations on Behalf of the Civil Liberties Community in Australia We...
June 16, 2022
Submission
Australian authorities have had a “myopic” focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11, experts have lamented, warning that it has come at the expense of identifying the rise of far-right extremism....
June 16, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
A "myopic" focus on Islamist extremism in Australia since 2001's September 11 attacks in the United States has come at the expense of monitoring the far-right movement, a Victorian parliamentary...
June 16, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Michael Stanton, president of Liberty Victoria, told the upper house’s legal and social issues committee that any reform needed to ensure free speech was balanced with people’s right to live without...
June 16, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Two dominant issues have contributed to a recent increase in right-wing extremism: shared grievances and crises of identity. The underlying social and structural issues that are fuelling systemic...
June 15, 2022
Submission
Liberty Victoria president Michael Stanton has stated that “such draconian measures are plainly inappropriate” and appeared to be “intended to have a chilling effect on protest activity”. They strike...
June 10, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News

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