Changes to Sentencing Law in Victoria: An Overview of 2018

Date of Publication: 
7 February 2019

This overview summarises 10 key legislative changes to sentencing law in Victoria from 2018, including the introduction of standard sentences, Category A and B serious youth offences and youth control orders. It also looks at two judicial decisions that will affect the way that sentencing law operates in this state.

Authored and published by the Sentencing Advisory Council
© State of Victoria, Sentencing Advisory Council, 2019