LIBERTY VICTORIA SUBMISSION TO VICTORIA POLICE COMMUNITY CONSULTATION ON FIELD CONTACTS AND CROSS-CULTURAL TRAINING.
In 2012, Liberty has met multiple challenges with respect to the protection of human rights and civil liberties at both Commonwealth and State level. The work of the Policy and Management Committees with respect to these challenges has been extensive and, in my... Read more
PLEASE READ AND SIGN THE PETITION BELOW TO STOP CUTS TO VICTORIAN LEGAL AID FUNDING
Press Release - 4 December 2012
Proposed cuts to legal aid funding are alarming warns Liberty Victoria President Jane Dixon SC.
The breadth of the proposed... Read more
Venue: Arnold Bloch Leibler, Level 21, 333 Collins Street, Melbourne
Liberty Victoria members are invited to attend the 2013 AGM which will be held on Tuesday 19 November, 5.30pm sharp, at the offices of Arnold Bloch Leibler. Level 21, 333 Collins Street Melbourne. Jill Prior, Principal Legal Officer of the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service, will speak at the... Read more
Venue: San Remo Ballroom, 365 Nicholson St., Carlton North
For his outstanding contribution to free speech, Arnold Zable is the 2013 Voltaire Award recipient. In his presentation Story, Empathy and Human Rights Advocacy Zable drew on his three decades of work as a writer, novelist and refugee advocate, and his activism with the Melbourne... Read more
Time: 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Venue: Trades Hall
Panel discussion with speakers, Jessie Taylor (Victorian Bar, Senior Vice-President of Liberty Victoria), Dr Savitri Taylor (La Trobe University) and Dr Anne McNevin (Monash University) will examine the legal and policy issues with the current Asylum Seeker policy options offered by the major... Read more
Time: 5.30 PM
Venue: Deakin Edge, Fed Square
Jeremy Harding has been tracking asylum seekers and undocumented migrants on their perilous journeys since the 1990s: in Serbia and Albania, Italy, North Africa, northern France, and the US-Mexican border. Attitudes have changed since he began his own border vigils, and globalisation has drawn... Read more