Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Jan 19

A recent article citing the Council’s findings may be misleading.

Dec 19

Our latest report examines five types of theft offences sentenced in the Magistrates’ Court.

Latest Publications

Theft: Sentencing Outcomes in the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria

This report provides statistics for theft offences sentenced in the Magistrates’ Court from 2012–13 to 2016–17.

A Sentencing Guidelines Council for Victoria: Issues Paper

Our issues paper is designed to prompt discussion around the creation of a sentencing guidelines council in Victoria.

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.