Andrews government moves to relax laws toughened after Bourke St attack

Liberty Victoria president Michael Stanton ­described the current laws as “broken”.

“We are concerned that bail laws are increasingly being used as a means of preventive detention in some circumstances where prisoners, even if found to have committed the charged offences, would not receive lengthy sentences of imprisonment,” he said.


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Shannon Deery and Regan Hodge