Coroners Court of Victoria building
The Coroners Court of Victoria has released wide-ranging findings and recommendations into the tragic death of Veronica Nelson.

Ms Nelson was a proud Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman. She was 37 years old when she died at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre on 2 January 2020, three days after being taken into custody.

The coronial findings demonstrate the urgent need for widespread change in our criminal justice system to address the ongoing harm it causes to First Nations peoples.

The College is currently preparing a summary of the findings, which will be published shortly.

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