Person

Felicity Stewart

Discussion paper

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.
Report

Sentencing older offenders in Victoria

This report studies sentencing outcomes from 2010 to 2019 for offenders sentenced when aged 60 and over in Victoria. The report reviews the relevance of age to sentencing and investigates the prevalence of sentenced older offenders in the state.
Report

‘Crossover kids’: vulnerable children in the youth justice system

This is the third and final report in the Council’s series on ‘crossover kids’: sentenced and diverted children known to the Victorian Child Protection Service. The series studied 5,063 children sentenced or diverted in the Children’s Court and identified those who were known to child...
Report

‘Crossover kids’: vulnerable children in the youth justice system

The Sentencing Advisory Council has released this second report on ‘crossover kids’, children who have had contact with both the child protection system and the youth justice system. The report finds that the vast majority of children were known to child protection before they committed...
Report

‘Crossover kids’: vulnerable children in the youth justice system

This is the first of two reports by the Sentencing Advisory Council looking at the child protection backgrounds of children who received a sentence or diversion in the Victorian Children’s Court in 2016 or 2017. The project aims to explore the pathways that lead children...