Time Served Prison Sentences in Victoria looks at the use of imprisonment sentences equal to the time an offender has spent on remand.
In this paper, the Sentencing Advisory Council analyses data on Victoria's increasing prison population from 2002 to 2012.
How Much Does Imprisonment Protect the Community Through Incapacitation? examines the role of community protection as one of the purposes of sentencing.
Does Imprisonment Deter? A Review of the Evidence examines the sentencing purpose of deterrence, the theories that inform it, and whether the threat of imprisonment is an effective deterrent to the commission of crime.
Alternatives to Imprisonment: Community Views in Victoria is the first in a series of reports that considers survey data on public attitudes towards sentencing in Victoria.