Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Aug 20

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

Jun 27

The Council has released a report on sentenced and diverted children who are known to Victoria’s child protection service.

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

Lady Justice

You be the Judge

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