Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Feb 19

The Council has released the first ever review of how animal cruelty offences are sentenced in Victoria.

Feb 07

Our new overview is designed to help you navigate recent changes to Victorian sentencing law.

Latest Publications

Animal Cruelty Offences in Victoria

Animal Cruelty Offences in Victoria looks at the animal cruelty offences people and corporations were sentenced for between 2008 and 2017.

Changes to Sentencing Law in Victoria: An Overview of 2018

Changes to Sentencing Law in Victoria summarises key legislative changes and judicial decisions from 2018.

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.