One of Australia’s most popular actors and a prominent activist are among those awarded this year’s major free speech awards, announced today.
A further award went to a journalist asylum seeker who... Read more
New laws aimed at improving child safety need better provisions, the human rights group Liberty Victoria warned today.
The laws set up a regime to allow a range of professionals to share information... Read more
Prominent human rights organisation Liberty Victoria has thrown out a challenge to an inquiry set up by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
In the wake of the overwhelming vote in favour of marriage... Read more
Liberty Victoria labelled the opposition’s proposed plan to allow concerned parents access to photographs and other details of sex offenders "an unnecessary and costly scheme that would have no... Read more
The breathtaking simplicity and callousness of the recently resuscitated Deputy Prime Minister lays bare the attempt to use human lives for votes, Liberty Victoria said today.
“Barnaby Joyce bounces... Read more
Australia’s name for decency and a fair go has been permanently stained by the latest sickening violence on Manus Island, Liberty Victoria said today.
Reports of attacks on refugees with metal poles... Read more
The studied indifference of Australia’s leaders to the abandonment of refugees on Manus Island is becoming a permanent stain on this country’s name, the human rights body Liberty Victoria said today... Read more
Liberty Victoria is one of 83 organisations and experts from 5 nations demanding “Five Eyes” respect strong encryption.
On Friday 30 June 2017, 83 organisations and individuals from Australia, Canada... Read more
All governments in Australia should heed the High Court’s decision upholding the right of peaceful protest, Liberty Victoria said today.
“The decision in favour of Bob Brown must give heart to those... Read more
The revelation that under new laws 10-year-olds could be held without charge for a fortnight shows politicians are badly failing to defend freedom while claiming to uphold it.
In making this comment... Read more