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Latest News

Oct 23

The Council has released a major upgrade to its online statistical tool.

Oct 16

A new Council report presents findings of an innovative analysis of community correction orders imposed by Victorian higher courts.

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.