At their Executive meeting on 26 March 2020, the Federal Executive of the Young Liberal Movement of Australia formally adopted the Liberal Party of Australia's National Code of Conduct and Complaints and Dispute Resolution Policy. These documents were formally adopted by the Federal Executive of the Liberal Party of Australia in 2019 after extensive consultation and the Young Liberals are pleased to support their operation amongst the Party membership. 

The National Code of Conduct is available here:

The Complaints and Dispute Resolution Policy is available here:

At the weekend's meeting of the Young Liberal Movement's Federal Council, Jocelyn Sutcliffe was elected as our Movement's 45th Federal President alongside Alexander Lisov as Federal Vice-President.

At Federal Council, Jocelyn and Alex were elected on a clear platform to:

  1. Give the strongest possible support to the Queensland and ACT divisions in their crucial state and territory elections;
  2. Host a targeted Campaign Workshop Series alongside the Party's 2020 meeting of Federal Council; and
  3. Level up our Movement's policy advocacy via a range of submissions to government and a new Policy Blog.



The Federal Liberal Government has just announced that it will commission a review of freedom of speech, to be conducted by former High Court chief justice Robert French, at universities following the countless examples of the oppressive left shutting down debate and centre-right thought on campus.

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At the Liberal Party's Federal Council, a number of key policy motions put forward by our Movement were passed. This again highlights that we are making the case, leading the charge and delivering results.

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At the Liberal Party's 2018 Federal Council, Federal Young Liberal President Josh Manuatu successfully moved:

This Federal Council calls on the Federal Government to relocate the Australian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and to suspend aid to the Palestinian Authority until it terminates its ‘Martyrs’ Fund.

The motion was passed 44 votes to 37.

WATCH Federal President Josh Manuatu's speech here: