This report reviews 20 years of data in our Sentencing Snapshots to identify changes in sentencing practices in the higher courts for a select number of offences:
- murder, manslaughter and culpable driving causing death
- various cause injury offences
- drug trafficking and cultivation offences
- rape, incest and a number of child sex offences.
It outlines offender numbers, imprisonment rates, imprisonment lengths and non-parole periods for each offence.
Authored and published by the Sentencing Advisory Council
© State of Victoria, Sentencing Advisory Council, 2022