Publications by Topic

Crossover Kids: Vulnerable Children in the Youth Justice System

This report looks at the child protection backgrounds of children who received a sentence or diversion in the Children’s Court of Victoria in 2016 or 2017.

Sentencing in the Children’s Court

Our brochure explains how the Children’s Court decides what happens to children who are guilty of breaking the law.

How the Children’s Court Could Sentence You

The Council has created a brochure for children attending the Children's Court.

Reoffending by Children and Young People in Victoria

The Council has examined reoffending by children and young people sentenced in the Children’s Court.

Sentencing Children in Victoria: Data Update Report

There has been a significant decline in the sentencing of children in Victoria over recent years.

Sentencing Children and Young People in Victoria: Launch Speech

The Sentencing Advisory Council's report on sentencing practices for children and young people in Victoria was launched by Judge Paul Grant, President of the Children's Court of Victoria.

Sentencing Children and Young People in Victoria

In Sentencing Children and Young People in Victoria, the Sentencing Advisory Council considers the operation of the Children's Court of Victoria and analyses data from 2000 to 2009 on sentencing practices for children and young people in Victorian Courts.