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LIV calls for mental health reform
LIV calls for mental health reform

 Criminal Law Section 09 Jul 2019

The LIV has made 50 recommendations in its formal submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System...

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LIV calls for reform of contempt of court laws
LIV calls for reform of contempt of court laws

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section and Criminal Law Section 08 Jul 2019

The Law Institute of Victoria has called for wide ranging reform of the laws around contempt of court, to protect fair trials while supporting free speech...

 

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Charter of Human Rights demands access
Charter of Human Rights demands access

 Tal Shmerling 01 Jun 2019

The Victorian Supreme Court has confirmed that courts must consider the distinct cultural rights of Aboriginal people under the Victorian Charter when making decisions in relation to an Aboriginal person’s request to be heard in the Koori Court.

 

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New Guardianship Laws Pass Parliament
New Guardianship Laws Pass Parliament

 Elder Law Section 29 May 2019

The Guardianship and Administration Act 2019 (Vic) has passed parliament and will replace the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986 (Vic). The new Act makes a number of significant changes...  

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First submission to Mental Health Royal Commission
First submission to Mental Health Royal Commission

 Criminal Law Section, Health Law Committee and Disability Law Committee 19 May 2019

The LIV's first submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System has identified 13 key areas of reform the Commission should focus on...

 

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Abolition of the offence of public drunkenness
Abolition of the offence of public drunkenness

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 11 Apr 2019

The LIV has written to the Victorian Attorney-General to advocate for the abolition of the offence of public drunkenness.

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Advocating for reform of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights
Advocating for reform of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 02 Apr 2019

The Law Institute of Victoria has written to the Victorian Attorney-General to advocate for progress in the review and reform of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic)...

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Dealing with discrimination
Dealing with discrimination

 Kelvin Ng 01 Apr 2019

Lawyers are responsible for upholding the rule of law, an integral component of which is equality before the law. In light of this, it is somewhat ironic that the composition of the legal profession itself...

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R is for refugee, R is for resilience
R is for refugee, R is for resilience

 Lauri Stewart 01 Apr 2019

I have been an immigration, refugee and human rights lawyer for more than 10 years, both in private and non-profit practice. In addition to the challenges faced by all lawyers – ungrateful and demanding clients and bureaucratic red tape...

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LIV Submission on Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces
LIV Submission on Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces

 Workplace Relations Section 17 Jan 2019

The LIV has made a submission to the Law Council of Australia's response to the Australian Human Rights Commission's Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces. 

 

 

 

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Attacks against women a human rights issue: Gillian Triggs
Attacks against women a human rights issue: Gillian Triggs

 Karin Derkley 27 Nov 2018

Professor Gillian Triggs told the Womens Legal Service Breakfast that vicious and personal attacks on women in the public arena reflect a disrespect of women in Australian society more generally...

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Joint submission on the Justice Legislation Amendment (Unlawful Association and Criminal Appeals) Bill 2018
Joint submission on the Justice Legislation Amendment (Unlawful Association and Criminal Appeals) Bill 2018

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 03 Aug 2018

The LIV has made a joint submission with the Federation of Community Legal Centres Victoria and the Human Rights Law Centre on the Justice Legislation Amendment (Unlawful Association and Criminal Appeals) Bill 2018 (the Bill)...

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Changing the rules
Changing the rules

 Carolyn Ford 01 Aug 2018

In the wake of the #MeToo movement the legal profession is getting serious about dealing with workplace sexual harassment...

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LIV supports the Modern Slavery Bill 2018
LIV supports the Modern Slavery Bill 2018

 Workplace Relations Section 13 Jul 2018

The LIV has provided feedback to the Law Council of Australia (LCA) on the Modern Slavery Bill 2018.

 

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Seeking justice for Cambodia’s youth
Seeking justice for Cambodia’s youth

 Carolyn Ford 02 Jul 2018

Former Family Court Chief Justice Alastair Nicholson has not retired from the fight for children's rights...

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