Liberty Victoria has had the opportunity to consider the detailed submission of the Criminal Bar Association of Victoria (CBA), and we respectfully endorse it and its recommendations. In particular,...
March 7, 2023
Submission
The LIV, Liberty Victoria and Digital Rights Watch call on members of the Legislative Council to respect patient autonomy to legislate for an opt-out provision to ensure that Victorians have the...
March 7, 2023
Press Release
Liberty Victoria said “it’s rare for governments to admit they got the balance wrong, so credit to the Vic AG”. “We’ll wait to see the details of the proposed reforms. Our position is that a single...
March 6, 2023
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria credited Ms Symes for admitting the government "got the balance wrong" but maintained an unacceptable risk test should be the only threshold for bail. "If an alleged offender,...
March 3, 2023
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria president Michael Stanton said the legislation needed to be amended to avoid a repeat of the Lawyer X scandal. “Given what occurred with the Lawyer X scandal, and the High Court’s...
February 24, 2023
Liberty Victoria in the News
The Liberty Victoria president, Michael Stanton, said he had several concerns about the bill, including that the database could become a “major target for exploitation by hackers and organised crime...
February 24, 2023
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria opposes the Human Source Management Bill 2023 (Vic) in its current form. We endorse the concerns of the Victorian Bar and the Law Institute of Victoria.   Lawyers should never be...
February 23, 2023
Press Release
“All around the world, the information contained in health records is recognised as a sensitive, special category of information,” Vaile said. “So one of the clearest problems with not confining the...
February 23, 2023
Liberty Victoria in the News
The Health Legislation Amendment (Information Sharing) Bill 2023 (Vic) (the Bill) should not be enacted in its current form. The Bill, which would create a centralised database for the medical...
February 22, 2023
Press Release
Liberty Victoria’s Sam Norton said the justice system was responsible for delivering justice, not the police. “Our criminal justice system delivers, our police are not there to augment it with their...
February 10, 2023
Liberty Victoria in the News

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