The Victorian Government has released two reports from the Victorian Bail System Review, which was undertaken by the Hon Paul Coghlan QC. The government has committed to implement all 24 recommendations in the first report and consult further on the 13 recommendations in the second report. The recommendations in the second report are longer-term proposals.
The Royal Commission into Family Violence made recommendations in relation to the Bail Act, which have formed part of this review. (Source: Bail Review First advice to the Victorian Government, 3/4/17)
Read the Bail Review reports here.