SACStat Magistrates' Court

persistent contravention of a family violence safety notice or intervention order

Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (Vic) s 125A(1), Data for Magistrates' Court, 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021

Note that a charge is a single proven count of an offence. A case is a collection of one or more charges (of any offence) against a person sentenced at the one hearing.

All Cases % Sentence Type

Sentence TypePercentage
All
(n=6,627)
Males Only
(n=6,035)
Females Only
(n=592)
Ages 18-19
(n=105)
Ages 20-24
(n=579)
Ages 25-34
(n=2,063)
Ages 35-44
(n=2,313)
Ages 45-56
(n=1,259)
Ages 55+
(n=300)
Imprisonment44.8%47.2%20.4%30.5%39.9%50.8%47.3%38.1%26.7%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%0.0%0.0%1.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order20.4%20.4%20.9%25.7%27.3%21.6%19.8%17.3%15.7%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Fine16.5%16.5%16.0%5.7%13.3%13.9%16.7%20.7%24.7%
Other0.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.1%0.1%0.1%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal18.2%15.8%42.6%36.2%19.5%13.5%16.2%23.8%33.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=9,178)
Imprisonment44.9%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order22.7%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine15.1%
Other0.1%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal17.2%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 2,968
< 347.4%
3 < 628.3%
6 < 1215.7%
12 < 185.5%
18 < 241.8%
24 < 361.1%
36 +0.2%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 2,968
No NPP93.4%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.5%
6 < 123.7%
12 < 181.6%
18 < 240.6%
24 < 360.2%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 4,117
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 339.2%11.0%
3 < 624.0%4.1%
6 < 1212.5%1.9%
12 < 184.2%0.7%
18 < 241.9%0.0%
24 +0.5%0.0%

Partially Suspended Sentence Length

CASES, Partially Suspended Sentence – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 120.0%
12 < 180.0%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Partially Suspended Sentence – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%0.0%

CHARGES, Partially Suspended Sentence – Part to Serve

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
AggregateNon-Aggregate
00.0%0.0%
< 10.0%0.0%
1 < 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 +0.0%0.0%

CHARGES, Wholly Suspended Sentence – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%0.0%

CHARGES, Community Correction Order Length – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 2,086
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.1%
6 < 120.0%6.1%
12 < 180.0%65.4%
18 < 240.0%22.8%
24 +0.0%5.6%

CHARGES, Intensive Correction Order Length – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%0.0%

CHARGES, Community-Based Order

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 120.0%
12 < 240.0%
24 +0.0%

CHARGES, Fine Amount – by Aggregation

Fine AmountPercentage
n = 1,384
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5001.5%3.8%
$500 < $1,00019.7%14.3%
$1,000 < $2,00028.3%12.7%
$2,000 < $3,00012.1%2.2%
$3,000 < $4,0003.6%0.2%
$4,000 < $5,0000.1%0.3%
$5,000 < $10,0000.9%0.1%
$10,000 < $20,0000.1%0.0%
$20,000 or more0.0%0.0%
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Last update 24 May 2022 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2022

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