Welcome to Sentencing Advisory Council

Latest News

Oct 16

What does the High Court’s recent ruling on the sentencing of an incest case in Victoria actually mean?

Sep 26

The number of secondary offences sentenced in Victoria has increased 160% in five years.

Latest Publications

Secondary Offences in Victoria

The Council has examined the prevalence of and sentencing outcomes for secondary offences in Victoria.

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.

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.