Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Apr 01

The Attorney-General has announced two appointments to the Sentencing Advisory Council.

Mar 31

An enlightening public ‘hypothetical’ will demonstrate how courts determine an appropriate sentence.

Latest Publications

Major Drug Offences: Current Sentencing Practices

This report examines current sentencing practices for three major drug offences.

You be the Judge Years 9 and 10: Cross Curriculum Units

The Council's Years 9 and 10 teachers kit looks at the offences of arson, armed robbery, causing serious injury, and drug trafficking.

Baseline Sentencing

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Baseline Median Data

Updated data on baseline median offences is now available.

You be the Judge

Lady Justice

You be the Judge

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