Latest News

September 2019

16 September 2019

On the Road: Community Education in Hume Region

The Sentencing Advisory Council will be delivering its popular You be the Judge community education sessions in Northeast Victoria in October 2019.

August 2019

20 August 2019

Statistics on Key Sentencing Trends Updated

We’ve updated our website with new statistics showing key long-term sentencing trends.

June 2019

27 June 2019

Crossover Kids Report Released

The Council has released a report on sentenced and diverted children who are known to Victoria’s child protection service.

May 2019

22 May 2019

Council Releases Sentencing Snapshots for Six Sex Offences

The Council has released new Sentencing Snapshots for offences including rape and sexual assault.

15 May 2019

Report Released on Sentencing Practices for Firearms Offences in Victoria

The Council has released a new report on sentencing practices for firearms offences in Victoria.

10 May 2019

Online Sentencing Database Updated with New Statistics and Summary Reports

The Council has released updated higher courts sentencing statistics on SACStat .

April 2019

26 April 2019

You be the Judge: Public Event on Sentencing for Law Week 2019

Australia’s foremost expert on sentencing law will reveal how courts make sentencing decisions.