Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

May 22

The Council has released new Sentencing Snapshots for offences including rape and sexual assault.

May 15

The Council has released a new report on sentencing practices for firearms offences in Victoria.

Latest Publications

Firearms Offences: Current Sentencing Practices

In this report, the Council examines the prevalence and sentencing of firearms offences in Victoria.

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.

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.