Select from the filtering options below
Keren Murray and Andrew Tabone
In October 2016, the Department of Justice & Regulation submitted its Access to Justice Review Report to the Victorian Attorney-General...
Access to Justice Advocacy Courts Dispute Resolution Human Rights Justice Technology Voluntary Associations/Pro Bono
The Law Institute of Victoria has sent a letter to City of Melbourne councillors expressing its concern about by-law amendments that may...
Discrimination Human Rights Justice
This letter to the Lord Mayor notes the LIV's concerns about the proposed by-law amendments to broaden the definition of public camping...
Advocacy Discrimination Human Rights
Through his death, the last man executed in Australia provided the impetus for the end of the death penalty. It is the 50th anniversary of the execution of Ronald Ryan...
Human Rights Justice Punishment Sentencing
Urgent public policy is needed to prevent increasing numbers of Indigenous women being incarcerated. It has been 25 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths...
Discrimination Diversity Justice Women's Rights
The LIV provided a short submission on this Bill to various members of Parliament. Some key points raised...
Advocacy Civil Procedure Human Rights Legislation Personal Injuries Torts
The LIV sent a joint submission with the Law Council of Australia to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s Discussion Paper...
Advocacy Human Rights
The LIV’s supplementary submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s Discussion Paper...
Advocacy Asylum Child Welfare Civil Rights Human Rights Parents
The LIV provided a submission in response to the Victorian Government’s Draft Action Plan for improving the welfare of animals in Victoria...
Rebecca Park, Michelle Whyte
The LIV Capacity Guidelines and Toolkit (the Guidelines) are a comprehensive resource for practitioners about what to do when a client’s capacity...
Capacity Ethics Guardianship Human Rights
Keren Murray & Andrew Tabone
The Law Institute of Victoria (‘LIV’) welcomes the opportunity to provide its submission on Infrastructure Victoria’s Draft 30-year Strategy...
Access to Justice Human Rights
After a damning report in 2013 that resulted in a forensic overhaul, the Adult Parole Board is determined to restore faith in the system. APB chair Peter Couzens has a big job ahead of him...
Civil Rights Criminal Procedure Justice Police
It’s time to eliminate unconscious bias in workplace decisions. Attrition rates of women at senior levels in the law continue to be an issue for the legal profession in Australia. Research has shown that there are financial...
Discrimination Women's Rights Workplace
Law Institute Journal
Human rights protections and democracy have a symbiotic relationship, Professor Hilary Charlesworth said in her address at the Supreme Court library commemorating the 10th anniversary of...
The LIV made a submission to the Victorian Commission for Children and Young People Inquiry into the implementation of amendments...
CPD & Networking