A Wellington woman accused of being involved in a drug syndicate, has been granted bail to reside by her mother's hospital bed.
Sharria Termecia Thompson, 23, was granted bail at Dubbo Local Court this month.
The 23-year-old had been charged with 24 offences, accused of being involved in an alleged drug ring supplying commercial quantities of ice.
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Thompson's charges include: taking part in the supply of prohibited drugs of a large commercial quantity; participating in a criminal group; dealing with the proceeds of crime; and knowingly dealing with the proceeds of crime; and organising or conducting a drug premises.
She was also charged with nine counts of supplying a prohibited drug of less than a commercial quantity; and ten counts of small drug supply.
It was Thompson's first bail application, since being arrested and placed in custody in May.
The court heard her mother, Lynette Thompson, was in Royal North Shore Hospital suffering from 70 per cent burns to her body and was on dialysis as her kidneys were shutting down.
"The latest update from the family is that her mother's organs have started shutting down as well," Thompson's solicitor told the court.
The court heard Thompson's mother's injuries were linked to a car fire in Wellington on November 8.
But prosecutors opposed bail.
"She said she understands if she breaches her bail, it could be revoked. She wasn't motivated by the prospect of a long term imprisonment then ... why would she be motivated now to abide by bail conditions," the prosecution told the court.
"My submission is that the seriousness of offending could lead to an accepted unacceptable risk."
Thompson's solicitor argued she was entitled to the presumption of innocence, and was having "significant difficulties".
"She is having significant difficulties having any contact or support, or even receiving updates from the family as to the status of how her mother is travelling in hospital," the court heard.
"This is a very difficult situation for Ms Thompson.
"It would be difficult to envisage her putting herself in a situation where she would lose her liberty if she was granted bail.
"This is her first bail application, and not one that she makes lightly."
Magistrate Gary Wilson granted bail and ordered Thompson not to contact any of her co-accused. The matter will return to court later this month.
Another 15 co-accused remain before the court.