Pressure builds on Victoria to overhaul bail laws in response to Indigenous woman’s death on remand

Legal groups, MPs and the partner of Veronica Nelson are urging the Victorian government not to squander the opportunity to overhaul the state’s bail laws following a major coronial inquest into her death.

Changes are also supported by the Law Institute of Victoria, Victoria Legal Aid, Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service, Liberty Victoria and a recent parliamentary inquiry into the issue.

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The Guardian
Benita Kolovos