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Sentencing Advisory Council

The Sentencing Advisory Council

The Sentencing Advisory Council is an advisory body formed to provide the Tasmania Attorney-General with high level, independent advice on sentencing in Tasmania.

Tasmania is the third State after NSW and Victoria to establish a Sentencing Advisory Council, and Queensland has now established a new Sentencing Advisory Council.

Latest news

Release of Final Report No. 10

The Sentencing Advisory Council released its Final Report No.10: Statutory Sentencing Reductions for Pleas of Guilty on 7 November 2018.

The Attorney-General has appointed Dr Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron as a new member who has experience as a senior member of the academic staff of a tertiary institution.