Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Jul 18

Offenders who breach a community correction order by further offending often offend shortly after the order is imposed.

Jul 12

The Attorney-General has asked the Council to consult and advise on the creation of a Victorian sentencing guidelines council.

Latest Publications

Contravention of Community Correction Orders

The Council has studied the offending patterns of all offenders who received a community correction order in the first financial year after the order was introduced.

Sentencing in the Children’s Court & How the Children’s Court Could Sentence You

Our brochures explain 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.