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NSW bail laws face opposition from within Labor ranks
Contentious bail laws in New South Wales which would likely see more children im...
Dechlan Brennan 27 Mar 2024
New bail laws come into effect in Victoria
New bail laws in Victoria came into effect Monday after a long fight by advocate...
Dechlan Brennan 25 Mar 2024
Outrage after Victoria ditches plans to give children presumption of bail
The Victorian government’s decision to ditch plans to give children the presumpt...
Dechlan Brennan 20 Mar 2024
More groups join campaign to stop "punitive" changes to NSW bail laws for children
Life Without Barriers has joined the coalition of Aboriginal, human rights and l...
Giovanni Torre 20 Mar 2024
'A betrayal' : VALS criticise Victorian government's backflip on youth bail laws

New legal framework in Victoria has been labelled a betrayal of Aboriginal child...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 20, 2024
Bail laws a 'devastating betrayal' of Indigenous kids

Chris Minns is accused of betraying Aboriginal children, with his proposal for t...

Rudi Maxwell Mar 18, 2024
Queensland government slammed for 'celebrating' youth arrest numbers

The Queensland government has been criticised for congratulating itself on arres...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 13, 2024
'Political point-scoring' : NSW government faces criticism for new bail laws

More legal and advocacy groups have expressed dismay at planned changes to New S...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 12, 2024
Victoria to forge on with raising the age of criminal responsibility, new bail laws

Indigenous groups have criticised the Victorian Opposition for attempting to rei...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 12, 2024
Aboriginal Legal Service urges Vic government to fully enact "Poccum's law" to save lives

Warning to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers: This story contains im...

Dechlan Brennan Jan 30, 2024
Youth justice methods under the microscope as groups urge Queensland government to change approach to avoid further incarceration

Human rights, Indigenous and legal groups have written submissions to the Queens...

Dechlan Brennan Jan 15, 2024
"Deliberately harmful:" Queensland government overrides state's Human Rights Act

The Queensland government has introduced legislation that is incompatible with H...

Dechlan Brennan Aug 24, 2023
Indigenous and Legal Groups say bail reforms don't go far enough

Indigenous and legal groups have commended the Victorian government for introduc...

Dechlan Brennan Aug 16, 2023
Queensland bail laws driving kids to plead guilty to crimes they didn't commit

Young people in Queensland are pleading guilty to crimes they did not commit to...

Dechlan Brennan Jun 28, 2023
Aunty Donna Nelson, mother of Veronica Nelson, honoured for her tireless campaign for justice

Dja Dja Wurrung, Yorta Yorta and Gunditjmara woman Aunty Donna Nelson was presen...

Giovanni Torre May 5, 2023
Justice advocates urge NT to rethink bail law changes

Proposed new bail laws announced by Northern Territory Chief Minister Natasha Fy...

Giovanni Torre Apr 4, 2023
Veronica Nelson's family, human rights groups and law experts urge Victoria to reform "broken" bail laws

The family of Veronica Marie Nelson, a strong Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wira...

Giovanni Torre Mar 22, 2023
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