The New South Wales Government is considering sweeping new laws aimed at better protecting women from domestic violence.

The state cabinet will discuss urgent new reforms that could see bail refused for the most violent domestic abusers and bail made more difficult for those deemed high risk of reoffending while they await trial.

The use of electronic monitoring could also be expanded after further investigation, under the proposed changes.

The town of Forbes gathered this Mother's Day to remember the life of Molly Ticehurst.
The town of Forbes gathered this Mother’s Day to remember the life of Molly Ticehurst. (Nine)

The government will also consider possible changes to the ability of court’s registrar, rather than senior magistrates, to decide on bail in serious domestic violence matters.

“We’re determined to make sure we keep women safe,” NSW Health Minister Ryan Park said.

“That is a single focus of ours at the moment with far too many women being killed at the hands of someone that’s meant to care for them.”

Molly Ticehurst
Molly Ticehurst was found dead at her home in Forbes late April. (Sharni Tolhurst Photography)

The 28-year-old, who was found dead at her home in Forbes April, was allegedly killed just weeks after Billings was arrested and charged with 10 offences, including sexual intercourse without consent, stalking and intimidation.

Dozens gathered for a Mother’s Day walk at Forbes to come together as a community and remember Ticehurst. 

“Hopefully a change can come from Molly’s Law and we can put a stop to so many women losing their lives every year,” an attendee said.

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