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Access to Justice Review Report: LIV Response
Access to Justice Review Report: LIV Response

 Keren Murray and Andrew Tabone Feb 2017

In October 2016, the Department of Justice & Regulation submitted its Access to Justice Review Report to the Victorian Attorney-General...

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Homelessness should not be criminalised
Homelessness should not be criminalised

 LIV Media Feb 2017

The Law Institute of Victoria has sent a letter to City of Melbourne councillors expressing its concern about by-law amendments that may...

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Letter to Lord Mayor on proposed by-law changes
Letter to Lord Mayor on proposed by-law changes

 Kate Browne Feb 2017

This letter to the Lord Mayor notes the LIV's concerns about the proposed by-law amendments to broaden the definition of public camping...

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Remembering Ronald Ryan
Remembering Ronald Ryan

 Kathy Laster Feb 2017

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...

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Unfinished business
Unfinished business

 Stephanie Milione Feb 2017

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...

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Wrongs Amendment (Organisational Child Abuse) Bill 2016
Wrongs Amendment (Organisational Child Abuse) Bill 2016

 LIV Submissions Dec 2016

The LIV provided a short submission on this Bill to various members of Parliament. Some key points raised... 

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Temporary Visa for Parents Discussion Paper – LCA and LIV Joint Submission
Temporary Visa for Parents Discussion Paper – LCA and LIV Joint Submission

 ALHR Section Dec 2016

The LIV sent a joint submission with the Law Council of Australia to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s Discussion Paper...

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Temporary Visa for Parents Discussion Paper – LIV supplementary Submission
Temporary Visa for Parents Discussion Paper – LIV supplementary Submission

 ALHR Section Dec 2016

The LIV’s supplementary submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s Discussion Paper...

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A Response to Victoria's Animal Welfare Action Plan
A Response to Victoria's Animal Welfare Action Plan

 Kate Browne Dec 2016

The LIV provided a submission in response to the Victorian Government’s Draft Action Plan for improving the welfare of animals in Victoria...

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Capacity Guidelines Launch
Capacity Guidelines Launch

 Rebecca Park, Michelle Whyte Dec 2016

The LIV Capacity Guidelines and Toolkit (the Guidelines) are a comprehensive resource for practitioners about what to do when a client’s capacity...

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Infrastructure Victoria, Draft 30-year Infrastructure Strategy
Infrastructure Victoria, Draft 30-year Infrastructure Strategy

 Keren Murray & Andrew Tabone Dec 2016

The Law Institute of Victoria (‘LIV’) welcomes the opportunity to provide its submission on Infrastructure Victoria’s Draft 30-year Strategy...

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Operation public confidence
Operation public confidence

 Carolyn Ford Dec 2016

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...

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Bridging the gender gap
Bridging the gender gap

 Silvana Marasco Dec 2016

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...

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10 years of Victorian Human Rights Charter
10 years of Victorian Human Rights Charter

 Law Institute Journal Dec 2016

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...

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CCYP Permanency Amendments Inquiry
CCYP Permanency Amendments Inquiry

 Clara Bradley Nov 2016

The LIV made a submission to the Victorian Commission for Children and Young People Inquiry into the implementation of amendments...

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