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Inside stories: Legal win for  gender diverse
Inside stories: Legal win for gender diverse

 Karin Derkley 01 Jul 2020

At the LGBTIQ Legal Service’s Change Your ID session at this year’s Law Week, the 1 May birth certificate law change was a cause of extra celebration.

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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 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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LIV makes recommendations on LGBT conversion practices ban
LIV makes recommendations on LGBT conversion practices ban

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section and LIVOut Working Group 02 Dec 2019

The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) has made recommendations on a legislative option to ban conversion practices in Victoria in a submission to the Victorian Department of Justice and Community Safety...

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The Law Institute of Victoria supports the Racial and Religious Tolerance Bill 2019
The Law Institute of Victoria supports the Racial and Religious Tolerance Bill 2019

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 04 Sep 2019

The LIV has stated its support for the Racial and Religious Tolerance Amendment Bill 2019 and commends the Reason Party in amending the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 (Vic) to eliminate vilification...

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Support services for LGBTIQ members of the legal profession
Support services for LGBTIQ members of the legal profession

 Law Institute of Victoria 11 Sep 2017

The LIV recognises that legal professionals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer (LGBTIQ) may be affected by the negative campaigning following the recent attention to marriage equality...

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LIV urges PM to legislate on same-sex marriage
LIV urges PM to legislate on same-sex marriage

 LIV Media 13 Sep 2016

The Law Institute of Victoria has written an open letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull urging the government to withdraw plans for a plebiscite...

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LIV comments regarding surrogacy inquiry
LIV comments regarding surrogacy inquiry

 Sarah Bright 12 Feb 2016

Surrogacy is not a new concept. ‘Traditional surrogacy’, involving the egg of a surrogate mother and the sperm of the Commissioning (intended) father has been around for centuries.

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