Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Apr 09

The Council has released new Sentencing Snapshots for murder, manslaughter, culpable driving and four property-related offences.

Feb 19

The Council has released the first ever review of how animal cruelty offences are sentenced in Victoria.

Latest Publications

Sentencing in the Children’s Court

Our brochure explains how the Children’s Court decides what happens to children who are guilty of breaking the law.

How the Children’s Court Could Sentence You

The Council has created a brochure for children attending the Children's Court.

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.