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Koori Courts help reduce Indigenous incarceration: ICJV
Koori Courts help reduce Indigenous incarceration: ICJV

 Karin Derkley 18 Jun 2020

Victoria's ground-breaking Koori Courts have been held up by the International Commission of Jurists Victoria (ICJV) as the model other Australian states and territories should adopt to address "unacceptably high" Indigenous incarceration...
 

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Discrimination: Are all rights equal?
Discrimination: Are all rights equal?

 Phoebe Blank 01 Jun 2020

In its current form, the Religious Discrimination Bill 2019 places an inappropriate primacy on religious matters over other human rights.

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LIV calls for reduction in the blood donation deferral period
LIV calls for reduction in the blood donation deferral period

 Health Law Committee 07 May 2020

The LIV has written to the Victorian government requesting its support for a reduction in the current sexual activity deferral period for blood donations from 12 months to three months...

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Media: Fact check – Holding the Australian media to account
Media: Fact check – Holding the Australian media to account

 Bill Swannie 01 May 2020

A recent determination by the Australian Communications and Media Authority shows it has the authority to ensure broadcasters uphold standards of accuracy in news reporting.

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 Anti-vilification laws belong in Equal Opportunity Act: LIV
Anti-vilification laws belong in Equal Opportunity Act: LIV

 Karin Derkley 16 Mar 2020

Anti-vilification legislation should be rolled into the Equal Opportunity Act and the test for vilification changed, the LIV told a Victorian government parliamentary inquiry into the adequacy of current anti-vilification protections...

 

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Technology: Algorithmic discrimination
Technology: Algorithmic discrimination

 Natalie Sheard 01 Feb 2020

Algorithmic bias or discrimination has been recorded in employment, financial, law enforcement and judicial contexts, posing challenges for the Australian legal system...

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LIV calls for lower bar for anti-vilification legislation
LIV calls for lower bar for anti-vilification legislation

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 31 Jan 2020

In a submission to the Legislative Assembly Legal and Social Issues Committee, the Law Institute of Victoria has made recommendations to alter anti-vilification law in Victoria...

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Religious discrimination bill violates healthcare rights
Religious discrimination bill violates healthcare rights

 Karin Derkley 30 Jan 2020

Patients may be denied the medical treatment they need and public hospitals may be in breach of their duty of care to patients if employees are allowed to refuse to treat patients on the basis of their religious beliefs as proposed in the Religious Discrimination Bill, the LIV has warned...

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LIV provides feedback to Second Exposure Draft of Religious Discrimination Bill
LIV provides feedback to Second Exposure Draft of Religious Discrimination Bill

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 17 Jan 2020

The Law Institute of Victoria has reviewed the progress of the Religious Discrimination Bill 2018 with feedback on the Second Exposure Draft...

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"Boys' club" still entrenched in legal profession

 Karin Derkley 11 Dec 2019

Court of Appeal president Chris Maxwell said it was a “shocking experience” reading a report that showed the prevalence of disrespect for women and the persistence of male entitlement in the legal sector...

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Tanya Day’s family awarded Tim McCoy prize
Tanya Day’s family awarded Tim McCoy prize

 Karin Derkley 12 Nov 2019

The family of Yorta Yorta woman Tanya Day, who died after she was arrested for being drunk in a public place, has won the Tim McCoy Award for their efforts to change Victoria’s public drunkenness laws and create community health alternatives to incarceration...

 

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Religious Discrimination Bill will create a “set of swords”: LIV
Religious Discrimination Bill will create a “set of swords”: LIV

 Karin Derkley 08 Oct 2019

A national human rights charter would be a more effective way of safeguarding religious freedom than the proposed Religious Discrimination Bill, the LIV says...

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LIV calls for national human rights charter over Religious Discrimination Bill
LIV calls for national human rights charter over Religious Discrimination Bill

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 26 Sep 2019

In a memo to the Law Council of Australia, the Law Institute of Victoria has called for a national charter of human rights to protect religious freedoms within a human rights framework...

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Liability for racially offensive remarks
Liability for racially offensive remarks

 Bill Swannie 01 Jun 2019

Two decisions of the Federal Court illustrate that an employer may be liable for racially vilifying remarks made in the workplace...

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Public drunkenness law should be abolished
Public drunkenness law should be abolished

 Karin Derkley 12 Apr 2019

Decriminalising public drunkenness would reduce the risk of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people dying in police custody...

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