Engendering justice: the sentencing of women and girls in Queensland
This report examines courts data for cases involving women and girls sentenced in Queensland between 2005-06 and 2018-19. It examines trends and patterns in the sentencing of women and girls, and provides insight into factors that contribute to women and girls becoming involved in the...
The '80 per cent rule': the Serious Violent Offences Scheme in the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 (Qld): final report
This report presents the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council’s findings and recommendations on its review into the operation and efficacy of the serious violent offences ('SVO') scheme under Part 9A of the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 (Qld).
The ‘80 per cent rule’: the serious violent offences scheme in the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 (Qld) - issues paper
This issues paper has been prepared to gather and present information about the serious violent offences scheme to assist stakeholders and community members to provide their views to the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council on the scheme and options for reform.