Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Sep 01

Suspended sentences have been abolished in Victoria for all offences committed from 1 September 2014.

Aug 29

The Council has released new Sentencing Snapshots for seven offences in the higher courts.

Latest Publications

Imposition and Enforcement of Court Fines and Infringement Penalties in Victoria

The Council has responded to a request for advice on the imposition and enforcement of court fines and infringement penalties.

Court Fines and Infringement Penalties Data Methodology

Court Fines and Infringement Penalties Data Methodology details the Council's data sources and method for its fines project.

Fines

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

You be the Judge

You be the Judge

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