• Section 12 establishes the following rights:
    • the right to move freely within Victoria;
       
    • the right to choose a place of residence within Victoria; and
       
    • the right to be free to enter and leave Victoria.
  • Section 12 applies only to persons who are lawfully in Victoria;
  • Section 12 includes the right not be forced to move to, or from, a particular location. It also includes freedom from physical barriers and procedural impediments, such as a requirement for prior notification or authorisation from a public authority before entering a public park or participating in a public demonstration in a public space;
  • Like all of the rights in the Charter, the rights in s.12 are subject to reasonable limitations under s. 7.