Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Sep 20

The Council’s You be the Judge educational program has featured on ABC’s Lateline.

Sep 12

The Council has been asked to advise on ‘swift and certain’ approaches to family violence sentencing.

Latest Publications

Contravention of Family Violence Intervention Orders and Safety Notices: Prior Offences and Reoffending

The Council has examined offending by 1,898 family violence offenders over an 11-year period.

Sentencing Children in Victoria: Data Update Report

There has been a significant decline in the sentencing of children in Victoria over recent years.

Our Work

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 Our projects address a wide range of sentencing issues. 

You be the Judge

Lady Justice

You be the Judge

An important part of the Council's work involves educating the community about sentencing.