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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 Research Paper 4

The Sentencing Advisory Council released its Research Paper No. 4: Sentencing Appeals in Tasmania (pdf, 845.6 KB) on 27 August 2019.

Release of Research Paper 3

The Sentencing Advisory Council released its Research Paper No.3: Sentencing for Serious Sex Offences against Children (pdf, 737.9 KB) on 19 December 2018.