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Sentencing Advisory Council

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

Sentencing Advisory Council Rejects Mandatory Sentences

The Sentencing Advisory Council has stood its ground and hit back at the Liberals’ politically motivated stunt designed to tap into people’s valid concerns for the safety of their children.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  15 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

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

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