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ICJV Calls for Marriage Equality After Resounding ‘Yes’ Vote

Following the resounding ‘Yes’ answer to same-sex marriage, ICJ Victoria calls on Parliament to amend the Marriage Act so that civil marriage is available to all couples, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status.

Submission on the Law of Contempt

The ICJV recently made a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the law of contempt. Read the ICJV’s Submission on the Law of Contempt Here

Annual Fundraising Dinner – Thank You!

Thank you to all of our members and friends for coming along to support ICJ Victoria! We were lucky to hear extraordinary speeches from two guests. Firstly, Malaysian lawyer and the 2017 ICJ Bar Reader Mable Leong Pui Mun, and secondly, the former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia the Hon Robert French […]

Statement in Support of the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation and the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute

The International Commission of Jurists expresses its concern over recent actions by Jakarta police and also Indonesian non-state mass organisations that served to intimidate and stigmatise the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation Yayasan Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Indonesia (‘YLBHI’) and the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute, Lembaga Bantuan Hukum (‘LBH’) in Central Jakarta, Indonesia. ICJ reminds the Government […]