The secret trials of lawyer Bernard Collaery and Witness J challenge one of the fundamental bases of our legal system: the requirement for open justice and accountability.
In recognition of these... Read more
Liberty Victoria is concerned by news that the Australian Federal Police has recommended that prosecutors consider laying charges against ABC journalist Dan Oakes. The recommended charges relate to... Read more
Liberty Victoria honours Dujuan Hoosan with the Young Voltaire Human Rights Award. Dujuan was chosen for his courage and determination in challenging governments to change the age they imprison... Read more
All humans have the right to be treated equally, with dignity and respect. Sexual harassment is a breach of those fundamental rights, unlawful and unacceptable.
Liberty Victoria joins the voices of... Read more
Liberty Victoria calls for the Government's urgent intervention on behalf of Mr Chaun Van Kham, an Australian democracy activist who has been jailed in Vietnam since January 2019. Mr Kham was... Read more
Peter Dutton is using his God-like powers to block refugees and asylum seekers from accessing government-funded, income support, public healthcare and safe housing. We are calling on Peter Dutton to... Read more
Liberty Victoria deeply concerned about expanded use of Protective Services Officers in Victoria
Liberty Victoria is deeply concerned about the Government's desire to vastly widen the use of... Read more
Liberty Victoria warmly welcomes reports that the regulations will undo the changes that were going to lock tenants into their leases. These regulations follow calls by Liberty Victoria and tenant... Read more
Liberty Victoria strongly condemns the serious breach of privacy by Victoria Police that has led to images of a former AFL player being published by the media and circulated online.
Victorians... Read more
Last week the Victorian Government promised that changes to rental laws would allow renters affected by COVID-19 to more easily move out of their rental properties.
The draft laws have been... Read more