New Edition of A Quick Guide to Sentencing Released

Date of Publication
19 January 2021

Today the Council has released the sixth edition of its popular A Quick Guide to Sentencing.

The Quick Guide provides a plain-language overview of current Victorian sentencing law and practice.  It is written for a general audience including:

  • secondary and tertiary students and teachers
  • legal practitioners
  • journalists
  • people who work with or advise those affected by crime
  • people who work with or advise those involved in the criminal justice system
  • people with an interest in how sentencing operates in Victoria.

The Quick Guide can be read alongside other educational resources freely available on the Council’s website including: