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Victoria to forge on with raising the age of criminal responsibility, new bail laws.

Indigenous groups have criticised the Victorian Opposition for attempting to reintroduce bail laws that were previously labelled an “unmitigated disaster,” and which had a particularly detrimental impact on Indigenous people.

It comes as the Victorian government has denied reports they will shelve plans to raise the age of criminal responsibility to 14, despite attacks from opposition leader, John Pesutto, on Monday.

Last week, the Liberal-National (LNP) Coalition claimed new bail reforms would endanger the safety of Victorians, with…

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