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Sentencing Amendment (Fines without Recording Convictions) Bill 2016

The letter requesting the report from the council sought advice on the implications of an offender of the court not recording a conviction following a finding of guilt, and whether a fine should be able to be imposed if a conviction is not...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Nov 2016

Next Step in Abolishing Suspended Sentences

The Liberals have taken the next step in scrapping suspended sentences, producing legislation for public comment.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Aug 2016

Wrong Way on Suspended Sentences

The Sentencing Advisory Council's report on the phasing out of suspended sentences delivered a list of less proven and far more costly alternatives.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Mar 2016

Sentencing Report on Family Violence

The long-awaited report of the Sentencing Advisory Council (SAC) in to the sentencing of family violence offenders reinforces the Tasmanian Greens' position that making victims of violence an accessory to breaches of Family Violence Orders...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Dec 2015

Sentencing Advice Ignored Again

The Attorney General is ignoring her own Sentencing Advisory Council report on sentencing for sex offenders by pushing ahead with mandatory sentencing.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Sep 2015