A report released today finds that the number of offenders aged 60 and over being sentenced in Victoria has increased substantially over the past 10 years, well beyond the growth in this age group in the Victorian population.
A new report released today finds that threat offending is associated with exceptionally high rates of prior and subsequent offending.
A report released today by the Sentencing Advisory Council shows that sex offences in Victoria are receiving longer prison sentences than they were 10 years ago.
A report released today by the Sentencing Advisory Council finds 1.7% of people serving a community correction order (CCO) were sentenced in the four years to 30 June 2020 for a serious offence committed while serving their CCO.
The Sentencing Advisory Council today released the first study in Australia of how image-based sexual abuse is sentenced.
The Sentencing Advisory Council today released a report examining case outcomes for children held on remand* in Victoria in 2017–18. It reveals that two-thirds of remanded children did not receive a custodial sentence.
New Report Finds under 2% of People on a Community Correction Order Were Sentenced for Committing a Serious Offence while Serving Their Order
A new report released today by the Sentencing Advisory Council has found that under 2% of people serving a community correction order (CCO) were sentenced for a serious offence in 2018–19 that had been committed while on the CCO.
Report Reveals Role of Trauma in Childhood Offending: Reforms Canvassed to More Holistically Address Causes of Children’s Offending and Better Protect the Community
The Sentencing Advisory Council today released the third and final report in its series on crossover kids: children sentenced or diverted in the Children’s Court of Victoria who are also known to the Child Protection Service.
Victorians Invited to Experience How Courts Sentence Crime in the Council’s First Ever Online You be the Judge Session
The Sentencing Advisory Council’s popular You be the Judge educational session will be delivered online via Zoom for Law Week 2020.
Most Crossover Kids Known to Child Protection Services before They Start Offending, Regional Victoria Most Affected: New Report
The Sentencing Advisory Council today released its second report on ‘crossover kids’, children who have had contact with both the child protection system and the youth justice system.