Liberty Victoria is awarding the 2022 Voltaire Empty Chair Award to Mehdi Ali, a refugee from Ahvaz, Iran who had been held in detention by Australia since 2013 including at the Park Hotel in... Read more
The Proposed Ban of the Swastika in Victoria
The Summary Offences Amendment (Nazi Symbol Prohibition) Bill 2022 (Vic)
Liberty Victoria is deeply worried by the emergence of far-right extremism, but... Read more
Liberty Victoria Statement on the Federal Election
As you are no doubt aware, the Federal Election will be held on 21 May 2022.
Liberty Victoria does not, and will not, endorse any particular... Read more
On Thursday 10 March 2022, Liberty Victoria’s Rights Advocacy Project (RAP) will launch its report, A Policy for Equality: Painful Periods as a Workplace Issue. The Report shines a spotlight on the... Read more
The Morrison Government is seeking to re-introduce the Migration Amendment (Strengthening Character Test) Bill 2021 (Cth) (the Bill) — which has already been rejected by Parliament twice because it... Read more
Liberty Victoria calls on all members of Parliament to reject the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 (Cth) (“the Bill”) in its current form to ensure that LGBTIQ people, and in particular vulnerable... Read more
The decision by the Hon Alex Hawke MP, the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, to cancel Mr Novak Djokovic’s visa and to deport him has drawn attention... Read more
Liberty Victoria has published a detailed comment in response to the Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (Pandemic Management) Bill 2021, available on its website.
Liberty Victoria welcomes the... Read more
Liberty Victoria is concerned about the privacy implications of the new Health Legislation Amendment (Information Sharing) Bill 2021 which is before the Victorian Parliament.
When the Australian... Read more
Liberty Victoria’s position on COVID-19 vaccines generally
COVID-19 has seen unprecedented restrictions on the human rights of Victorians. Where limitations on human rights are a proportionate... Read more