Information Publication Scheme (IPS) Agency Plan

The Sentencing Advisory Council has prepared its Information Publication Scheme Agency Plan as required under section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

Establishing and Administering the Agency’s IPS Entry

The Chief Executive Officer of the Sentencing Advisory Council is responsible for leading the Council’s work on IPS compliance.

IPS Information Architecture

The Sentencing Advisory Council publishes a wide range of information – including reports, papers, and statistics – on its website. The Council’s homepage, www.sentencingcouncil.vic.gov.au, provides the initial point of public access for this information.

Information Required To Be Published Under the IPS

The Sentencing Advisory Council publishes the following information on its website as required by section 8(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982:

The Sentencing Advisory Council does not hold operational information – such as rules, guidelines, manuals, practices or precedents – that assists it to perform or exercise its functions or powers in making decisions or recommendations.

The Sentencing Advisory Council does not hold information that it provides routinely under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

Further Information

Our Privacy Officer can be contacted about access to the Council’s information or documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982:

Privacy Officer
Sentencing Advisory Council
3/333 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Other Information To Be Published Under the IPS

The Sentencing Advisory Council publishes other information of interest to stakeholders as well as the wider community, including statistical data, on its website. Where appropriate, Council datasets are also published on www.data.vic.gov.au/ (external link opens in a new window).

IPS Compliance Review

The Sentencing Advisory Council will review and update its IPS Agency Plan as part of its website management framework reporting obligations.