Children Held on Remand in Victoria

A Report on Sentencing Outcomes
Date of Publication

Children Held on Remand examines case outcomes for children who were held on remand in Victoria in 2017–18. It reports on the demographics and criminal history of children held on remand, the offences remanded children were charged with and the outcome of their case. It considers the relationship between remand and sentence, and identifies the proportion of remanded children who did not go on to receive a custodial sentence for their offending.

A two-page factsheet summarises the key findings of the report.

Authored and published by the Sentencing Advisory Council
© State of Victoria, Sentencing Advisory Council, 2020



Online Launch

Children Held on Remand in Victoria was launched online on 29 September 2020. During the launch, Council Chair Professor Arie Freiberg AM and the project team provided an overview of the key findings of the report.

You can view the video of the launch below or on the Council's YouTube channel. You can also download a transcript of the launch (available under 'Documents' with the report and factsheet).