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Sentencing Advisory Council


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Sentencing Amendment (Fines without Recording Convictions) Bill 2016

Maintaining the distinction between guilt and conviction also has the potential to improve community safety through the rehabilitation of offenders.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Nov 2016


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Sentencing Advisory Council Rejects Mandatory Sentences

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Nov 2016


Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania

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


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Liberals Snub Sentencing Advisory Council on Suspended Sentences

The Government’s terms of reference prevented the Sentencing Advisory Council from examining the question of whether suspended sentences should be abolished.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Apr 2016


Justice, Scales and Gavel

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