Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Dec 18

The Council has released a new guide to the sentencing schemes now in operation in Victoria.

Dec 18

Our reports on swift, certain and fair and the sentencing guidelines council are just some of the highlights detailed in our annual report for 2017–18.

Latest Publications

Annual Report 2017-2018

The Council's Annual Report 2017-2018 describes our operations and financial position for the year ended 30 June 2018.

Guide to Sentencing Schemes in Victoria

The Guide to Sentencing Schemes in Victoria is designed to assist criminal justice stakeholders and the broader community in understanding when a particular sentencing scheme applies to an offence.

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.