Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Aug 01

The Council has updated its online sentencing statistics database.

Jul 18

Offenders who breach a community correction order by further offending often offend shortly after the order is imposed.

Latest Publications

Contravention of Community Correction Orders

The Council has studied the offending patterns of all offenders who received a community correction order in the first financial year after the order was introduced.

Sentencing in the Children’s Court & How the Children’s Court Could Sentence You

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

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.