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Sentencing Advisory Council (Vic)


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Research report

23 Aug 2016

People who breach family violence intervention orders are more likely to reoffend than the general criminal population, finds this study.

The study reveals that:

  • the two most common types of reoffending were further breach of an intervention order (24% of offenders reoffended
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10 Sep 2015

Examines changes in community correction order use in Victorian adult courts between January 2012 and December 2014. 

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The community correction order (CCO) is a recently created and important sentencing option for Victorian criminal courts. The CCO allows...

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11 Aug 2015

Most people sentenced in the County Court and the Supreme Court of Victoria plead guilty, and their guilty plea results in a reduced sentence, according to this report.

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This report examines the rate and timing of guilty pleas, and their effect on...

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30 Jun 2015

Examines sentencing in Victorian courts over the seven years to July 2013 for culpable driving causing death, dangerous driving causing death, negligently causing serious injury (where driving related), and dangerous driving causing serious injury.

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29 May 2015

Examines reoffending patterns for 63,366 people sentenced in Victorian criminal courts between July 2004 and June 2014.

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Reducing reoffending following the imposition of a sentence is one of the primary aims of sentencing and of the criminal justice system...

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16 Feb 2015

Introduction: outlines how Victorian courts (judges and magistrates) decide which sentence to impose on offenders. When sentencing offenders, a court decides what consequences offenders will face for what they have done. The focus of this guide is on Victorian courts. While some...

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16 Oct 2014

Using both quantitative and qualitative analyses of judges’ sentencing remarks, this paper examines community correction orders imposed by Victorian higher courts in the 18 months to June 2013.

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This report builds on the findings from the Council’s...

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Research report

30 Jul 2012

This paper focuses on imprisonment, as it is the most severe, iconic and resource-intensive form of incapacitation. It is the form most commonly assumed to be effective and is the focus of most empirical research into this subject.

The incapacitative effect of imprisonment...

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Report

18 Jul 2017

The Community Correction Order (CCO) is a sentencing order that provides for an offender’s punishment and rehabilitation in the community. An offender’s failure to comply with a CCO without a reasonable excuse is a criminal offence with a maximum penalty of three months’ imprisonment.

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Research report

03 Nov 2016

This report on Victoria’s prison population investigates statistical trends in adults held in Victorian corrective services custody between 2005 and 2016. As with the Council’s previous reports on this topic (released in 2007 and 2013), this report highlights a prison population growing at...

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Research report

23 Aug 2016

People who breach family violence intervention orders are more likely to reoffend than the general criminal population, finds this study.

The study reveals that:

  • the two most common types of reoffending were further breach of an intervention order (24% of offenders reoffended
  • ...
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Research report

20 Jul 2016

This report updates select data from the Sentencing Advisory Council’s 2012 report Sentencing Children and Young People in Victoria.

Specifically, it focuses on offenders aged under 18 at the time of offending (and under 19 at the time of commencement of proceedings) who were sentenced in...

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Research report

10 Sep 2015

Examines changes in community correction order use in Victorian adult courts between January 2012 and December 2014. 

Summary

The community correction order (CCO) is a recently created and important sentencing option for Victorian criminal courts. The CCO allows...

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Research report

11 Aug 2015

Most people sentenced in the County Court and the Supreme Court of Victoria plead guilty, and their guilty plea results in a reduced sentence, according to this report.

Executive summary

This report examines the rate and timing of guilty pleas, and their effect on...

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Research report

30 Jun 2015

Examines sentencing in Victorian courts over the seven years to July 2013 for culpable driving causing death, dangerous driving causing death, negligently causing serious injury (where driving related), and dangerous driving causing serious injury.

Main findings

...

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Research report

29 May 2015

Examines reoffending patterns for 63,366 people sentenced in Victorian criminal courts between July 2004 and June 2014.

Summary

Reducing reoffending following the imposition of a sentence is one of the primary aims of sentencing and of the criminal justice system...

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Research report

09 Apr 2015

This report examines the effect on young adult offenders of recent changes to sentencing options in Victoria. In particular, the analysis shows an increase in the use of the community correction order, a sentencing option introduced in Victoria in 2012.

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Research report

17 Mar 2015

Examines sentences from 2008-09 to 2012-13 for cultivating a commercial quantity of narcotic plants, trafficking in a drug of dependence in a commercial quantity, and trafficking in a drug of dependence in a large commercial quantity.

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