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... Read more
Liberty Victoria condemns, in the strongest terms, the disturbing scenes outside the Victorian Parliament on 18 March 2023. This follows on from events over recent times where we have seen young men... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
The Liberty Victoria Voltaire Human Rights Awards is an important event in the Australian human rights calendar. For more than two decades, the Voltaire Human Rights Award has been... Read more
In light of the damning findings of the Coroner in relation to the tragic death of Ms Veronica Nelson, now is the time to fix Victoria’s broken bail laws. The Coroner has found, in the clearest terms... Read more
As part of a society which values and promotes human dignity, equality and freedom, a properly functioning social security system — that is, a system which is available, adequate and accessible to... Read more
Liberty Victoria is dismayed to learn that government obstruction has led the United Nations’ torture prevention body to suspend its visit to Australia.
The risk to the human rights of people held in... Read more
Liberty Victoria are seeking volunteers to assist in running the annual Voltaire Human Rights Awards at the Sofitel Hotel Melbourne, on Friday 18 November which celebrate individuals who have made... Read more