Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Aug 30

The Council has released new Sentencing Snapshots for incest and five drug offences.

Aug 23

Our new factsheet looks at perceptions of lenient sentencing in Victoria.

Latest Publications

Is Sentencing in Victoria Lenient?

The Council has produced a two-page factsheet outlining key findings from the Victorian Jury Sentencing Study.

Sentence Appeals in Victoria: Second Statistical Research Report

The Council has released new research on sentence appeals in the higher courts of 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.