Sentencing Advisory Council (Vic)
Reforming sentence deferrals in Victoria: consultation paper
The Victorian Sentencing Advisory Council is seeking submissions on the questions posed in this consultation paper. The Council intends to use submissions, and the results of consultations, to make recommendations about the use of sentence deferral in Victoria.
Long-term sentencing trends in Victoria
This report reviews 20 years of data in the Council's 'Sentencing Snapshots' to identify changes in sentencing practices in the higher courts for a select number of offences.
Reforming adjourned undertakings in Victoria: consultation paper
The purpose of this consultation paper is to consider potential options for increasing and improving the use of adjourned undertakings in Victoria.
Should media coverage affect sentencing?
This report explores the approaches of Australian sentencing courts towards adverse media coverage and the significant consequences it can have for offenders. It reveals why and when media coverage might be a relevant sentencing consideration. The aim of the report is to draw attention to...
Sentencing breaches of Family Violence Intervention Orders and Safety Notices: third monitoring report
This report presents police and court data on Family Violence Safety Notices (FVSNs) and Family Violence Intervention Orders (FVIOs) in Victoria. The report incorporates demographic data on affected family members/protected persons and respondents, and examines changes in sentencing practices for breach offences in the decade...