Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Sep 16

The Sentencing Advisory Council will be delivering its popular You be the Judge community education sessions in Northeast Victoria in October 2019.

Aug 20

We’ve updated our website with new statistics showing key long-term sentencing trends.

Latest Publications

Crossover Kids: Vulnerable Children in the Youth Justice System

This report looks at the child protection backgrounds of children who received a sentence or diversion in the Children’s Court of Victoria in 2016 or 2017.

Firearms Offences: Current Sentencing Practices

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

Our Work

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Our projects address a wide range of sentencing issues. 

You be the Judge

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You be the Judge

An important part of the Council's work involves educating the community about sentencing.