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Letter to the Attorney General of Australia from ICJ about OAIC

International Commission of Jurists Australia, in conjunction with International Commission of Jurists Victoria, have submitted a letter to the Attorney General of Australia, stating our concerns about the executive defunding of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. Letter to the Attorney General of Australia from ICJ about OAIC

New Project – Attacks on the Rule of Law

Recently, ICJ Victoria decided to embark upon a project to raise awareness throughout Australia of the direction of our Legislatures and Bureaucracies in abandoning commitments to the Rule of Law. The first stage of this project is to compile an inventory of laws and administrative procedures that do not sit easily with traditional concepts of […]

Congratulation to Richard Niall QC on his appointment

ICJ Victoria is pleased to congratulate Mr Richard M Niall QC on his appointment to the role of Solicitor General of Victoria. Richard has been a proud contributor to human rights in Australia. He is a lead advocate in areas of migration law, indigenous rights, and anti-discrimination issues. Richard has had ongoing involvement in ICJ […]

ICJ Victoria calls for Australian Government to stop attacks on Gillian Triggs

We at the International Commission of Jurists Victoria are dismayed at the sustained attacks by the federal government on Prof Gillian Triggs.  Those attacks are ill-informed, misguided and damaging to our well-balanced democracy. They are ill-informed because the most recent attacks sought to draw a link that simply was not there.  Australia’s first federal human […]

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