John T. Bennett

John Tucson Bennett (born 26 July 1944) is a solicitor and president of the Australian Civil Liberties Union, who is most notable for being a leader in the Holocaust revisionist movement in Australia. Bennett graduated with honors from the University of Melbourne in both law (1958) and arts (1966) and subsequently worked for over 20 years from 1974 to 1996 in the Victorian Legal Aid Commission. He also helped establish the Victorian Council for Civil Liberties (now Liberty Victoria) 1966 and serviced as its secretary until 1980. After his expulsion from the group for his dissenting views, he went on to start an organization called the Australian Civil Liberties Union.


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