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Scrap Abbott's 'snoopers' charter, says human rights group
Press Release - January 22, 2015
The human rights group Liberty Victoria today called on the Federal Government to use its review of... Read more
Joint Submission: Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 Inquiry
Submission - January 19, 2015 -
Charlie Hebdo and Freedom of Speech in Australia
Press Release - January 15, 2015
The appalling and tragic attack on journalists at the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, has... Read more
Ombudsman's investigation into the rehabilitation and reintegration of prisoners in Victoria
Submission - January 12, 2015 -
President's Report 2014
Liberty Victoria Updates - December 21, 2014
Our members will appreciate that Liberty is battling for the preservation of our democratic rights... Read more
Criminal Investigation Powers Bill Exposure Draft
Submission - December 15, 2014 -
Liberty Victoria Statement following the passing of the Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload) Bill 2014
Press Release - December 10, 2014
Last week, Australia’s Parliament passed legislation intended to sideline international law,... Read more
Independent police complaints authority sought after prisoner’s 'distressing' death
Press Release - December 9, 2014
  An independent body should oversee complaints against police, Liberty Victoria said today. This... Read more

Events

The Process - A play about refugees in Five Dubious Acts
Date: 4 - 15 February 2015
Time: Wed 6.30 pm | Thur, Fri, Sat 7.30 pm | Sun 4 pm
Venue: La Mama Theatre 205 Faraday St Carlton Vic
Description: Franz Kafka started his second novel, Der Process, in 1914, but it was left incomplete at his death in 1924 although he had written the final chapter. It was published posthumously in 1925 and is best known in the English-speaking world as The Trial... View event
LGBTI Asylum Seekers: No Pacific Solution
Date: Thursday 5 February 2015
Time: 7 pm - 8.30 pm
Venue: Northcote Town Hall 180 High St Northcote
Description: YLLR presents LGBTI refugees and international law at Midsumma LGBTI people seeking refuge in Australia face a unique set of issues. Among them is the horror of fleeing sexuality-based persecution only to be mandatorily resettled in a country that... View event
Call for 2015 Voltaire nominations
Date: 31 January 2015
Venue: Nomination form is at http://goo.gl/forms/OZNw73zmOl
Description: Invitation to Liberty Victoria members to nominate proposed recipients The Voltaire Award for free speech is given annually by Liberty Victoria. The award honours the person or group considered to have done the most for the right of free speech in... View event
Liberty Victoria Annual General Meeting 2014
Date: 18 November 2014
Time: 5.30 pm - 6.30 pm
Venue: At the offices of Colin Biggers & Paisley, Level 23, 181 William St Melbourne
Description: With speaker Robert Stary of Robert Stary Lawyers All Liberty Victoria members welcome. Admission free. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP by Wednesday 12 November to Gillian Garner, Liberty Victoria Executive Officerinfo@libertyvictoria.org.au 03... View event

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