Whistleblowers

Date: 
27 April 2016
Time: 
6.15 pm
Venue: 
The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale St Melbourne

Don't licence protests, says rights group

Human rights group Liberty Victoria today expressed great concern about proposed legislation that would require permits to be obtained before people may protest.

Liberty president George Georgiou SC said, “We seriously question the need for such drastic action and urge government to look at alternatives before undertaking such measures.

Leave sentencing to the courts, warns Liberty Victoria

Liberty Victoria is concerned that the Attorney-General has elected to introduce a standard sentence scheme, contrary to the clear advice of the Sentencing Advisory Council’s report in response to the Terms of Reference provided in November 2015, Sentencing Guidance in Victoria. 

Liberty Victoria supports the Sentencing Advisory Council’s statement that sentencing guidance is best delivered by the Court of Appeal, and supports the proposed reforms to the Guideline Judgment regime.

HRAFF - GTFO: Movie and post panel discussion

Date: 
17 May 2016
Time: 
6.15pm
Venue: 
Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) Melbourne

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