Liberty Victoria president barrister Michael Stanton called on TA to ensure that Australian Open attendees are free to express their views. “There does not appear to be any proper basis for asking an...
January 24, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Civil liberties and refugee organisations voiced alarm at the outcome. Liberty Victoria president Michael Stanton warned: “It can and will be used in the future to justify the suppression of...
January 21, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Mr Stanton said the Electoral Act may need to be reformed to include social media as an exception, as Bogut could display the same message on a car sticker or clothing – for example – without...
January 20, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Civil liberties and refugee organisations voiced alarm at the outcome. Liberty Victoria president Michael Stanton warned: “It can and will be used in the future to justify the suppression of...
January 20, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria president Michael Stanton, said the letter appeared “heavy handed”. “Social media is full of political content across the spectrum including statements to ‘vote out particular...
January 20, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
The decision by the Hon Alex Hawke MP, the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Aff​airs, to cancel Mr Novak Djokovic’s visa and to deport him has drawn attention...
January 17, 2022
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“Deportation of a person because of a purported risk as to how others might perceive them and then act sets a terrible precedent,” Michael Stanton, the president of Liberty Victoria said. “It can and...
January 17, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Liberty Victoria president Mike Stanton tweeted during the hearing: “Deportation of a person because of a purported risk as to how others might perceive them and then act sets a terrible precedent.”
January 16, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Michael Stanton, a barrister and the president of Liberty Victoria, said it was “particularly unfair” to focus on how others might perceive Djokovic’s views, rather than the seriousness of what he...
January 16, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News
Michael Stanton, president of Liberty Victoria, added: "It's very different from [denying a visa] for someone who has expressly said something about inciting violence or encouraging unrest. "The...
January 16, 2022
Liberty Victoria in the News

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