Is it legal for a neighbour to fly a drone over your backyard? Can you stop someone filming you from above at the beach? Answers to such questions are sought by the unmanned systems industry and... Read more
Liberty Victoria has welcomed the Andrews Government’s decision to scrap an offensive and counter-productive Crimes Act provision. Section 19A was introduced into the Crimes Act by the Kennett... Read more
To mark the 12-month anniversary of drastic Government cuts to free legal services for asylum seekers, leading refugee organisations across Australia have called on the Federal Government to ensure... Read more
We write to set out our concerns regarding the Data Retention Bill presently before the Parliament.
We are deeply troubled by the provisions of the Bill, even with the amendments... Read more
An alarming trend has evolved in calls being made for tougher laws whenever a perceived or real problem of rising crime appeared, Liberty Victoria said today.
“Such is the case with recent... Read more
Liberty Victoria is alarmed at the Prime Minister’s response to comments by the United Nations that various aspects of Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers contravenes the UN Convention Against... Read more
Liberty Victoria has joined the chorus of criticism levelled at the Federal Government over its bullying of the Australian Human Rights Commission president, Professor Gillian Triggs.
It is a matter... Read more
Statement following Submission on the Rehabilitation and Re-integration for Prisoners
Prisoners need internet access for their education, human rights group Liberty Victoria says.
This follows a... Read more
The human rights group Liberty Victoria today called on the Federal Government to use its review of security laws to introduce a much higher threshold for access to telecommunications data and limit... Read more
The appalling and tragic attack on journalists at the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, has once again ignited a debate about the extent and limits of freedom of speech in Australia.
Liberty... Read more