Scrapping bail for “serious” crimes dangerous
and goes too far, rights group warns
The idea that some people facing "serious" offences should not be allowed to apply for bail is dangerous and... Read more
Human rights group Liberty Victoria applauds the Andrews government for taking a strong and principled stance on the right to die with dignity.
However, while welcoming that announcement, Liberty is... Read more
Andrews Government should let Parole
Board do its job, says Liberty Victoria
Liberty Victoria warns that the Andrews Government’s proposed new parole laws are an unnecessary and dangerous step... Read more
Public safety and the State budget will suffer as a result of harsh new measures by the Andrews Government, Liberty Victoria warned today.
The human rights group’s president, Jessie Taylor, said “The... Read more
Community lawyer and lecturer Jessie Taylor has been elected president of one of Australia's leading human rights organisations,
Ms Taylor BA(Hons) LLB(Hons) MSc(HA) is a lecturer... Read more
Teenagers don't belong in an adult jail, even when things get hard. Placing them with adult prisoners is exposing them to dangerous influences and the risk of abuse.
Eighty per cent of those in... Read more
Rights group flays
Refugee life ban
The human rights group Liberty Victoria has condemned the Federal Government's decision to ban any asylum seeker who has attempted to reach Australia.
Liberty... Read more
State Government plans to jail more people will not make Victorians safer, rights group Liberty Victoria warned today.
"Practical experience of the criminal justice system has long shown that in... Read more
A human rights group has swung behind doctors who want the right to disclose what happens in detention centres.
Doctors for Refugees has filed a High Court challenge to the secrecy provisions in the... Read more
Information from next month’s census will be a “honeypot” for hackers, Liberty Victoria warned today.
“The safest way to keep data secure is not to retain it at all,” the human rights group said. “... Read more