About Us

The Sentencing Advisory Council is an independent statutory body established in 2004.

Council Directors come from a broad spectrum of professional and community backgrounds.
The Council is a statutory body established in 2004 under amendments to the Sentencing Act.
The Council is supported by a secretariat that undertakes the Council's daily work.
A variety of Victorian legislation is relevant to sentencing matters.
Our list of links includes local and international research bodies and government agencies.