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Latest News

Jan 05

The Victorian Court of Appeal has handed down its first guideline judgment.

Dec 17

The Council is examining current sentencing practices for major drug offences and major driving offences.

Latest Publications

Community Correction Orders in the Higher Courts: Imposition, Duration, and Conditions

This report examines CCOs imposed by Victorian higher courts in the 18 months to June 2013.

Exploring the Relationship between Community-Based Order Conditions and Reoffending

This report considers the relationship between community-based sentencing and reoffending.


Sheriff's Wheel Clamp

The Council has investigated the use of fines as a sentencing option in Victoria.

You be the Judge

Lady Justice

You be the Judge

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