Whatever happened to the idea of freedom of speech, of freedom to debate diverse political and ideological views? These should be the very hallmarks of a just and democratic society like Australia’s... Read more
When Gold Logie winner Waleed Aly receives Liberty Victoria’s Voltaire award in July he will share the spotlight with a blogger and free speech advocate who is in a cell in Saudi Arabia.
Raif Badawi... Read more
Fresh from his nomination for a Logie in next month’s awards, the commentator, academic, lawyer, presenter and rock musician Waleed Aly has been named as an Australian leader in free speech.
He will... Read more
Young Liberty for Law Reform, a program of one of Australia’s leading civil liberties organisations, Liberty Victoria, released a report today shining a light on a dark corner of our democracy. The... Read more
More than $44 million in public transport fines in Victoria could be challenged through a new website.
Last financial year, more than 250,000 fines were handed out to Victorian commuters, worth more... Read more
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has the chance to make good on his claim that he wants to be the Minister who gets children out of detention, the human rights group, Liberty Victoria, said today.... Read more
The Andrews Government should follow the lead of the ACT and challenge plans for a new facial recognition database, Liberty Victoria said today.
The human rights’ group President George Georgiou SC... Read more
The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull faces a test in trying to move beyond the Abbott era rhetoric on terrorism, a leading human rights group said today.
Liberty Victoria says Mr Turnbull has been... Read more
A mass surveillance regime will tomorrow, 13 October, convert Australia’s communications industry into a government surveillance and monitoring agency.
Liberty Victoria said today that few people... Read more
The human rights group Liberty Victoria is overjoyed at the news of the release of two journalists from an Egyptian prison.
Al Jazeera staff Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy were pardoned by President... Read more