On 15 October 2023, the day after the referendum, we’ll awake to one of two possible Australias. One where – against the current polls – we’ve accepted the gracious invitation of the... Read more
Victoria’s broken bail laws need urgent fixing. These harsh laws result in the unnecessary detention of many persons accused of committing low-level minor offences and disproportionately affect First... Read more
Liberty Victoria is strongly opposed to the Human Source Management Act 2023 (Vic). We are committed to its repeal. We are also deeply concerned by the closure of the Office of the Special... Read more
Liberty Victoria welcomes the Royal Commission into the Robodebt Scheme’s final report, which was handed down on Friday 7 July 2023. Liberty Victoria calls on the Federal Government to implement... Read more
Liberty Victoria proudly supports a Yes vote in the historic referendum that will take place later this year.
Currently, Australia’s constitution does not recognise the First Peoples of Australia.... Read more
Liberty Victoria is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2023 Voltaire Human Rights Award is human rights and Raise the Age advocate Sophie Trevitt.
The Voltaire Human Rights Award honours a... Read more
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