Sentencing Council

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​​Read our consultation paper about sentencing for murder and manslaugther, including domestic and family violence homicides.

Meet the council​Meet the council

​​Find out more about the 16 members of the NSW Sentencing Council.

​Fire offences

​​Read the report on our review of the standard non-parole period for the bushfire offence and maximum penalties for other fire offences.

Book open on desk.Completed projects

Links to past references, including our recent reports on sentencing for domestic violence offences and intensive correction orders.

For students​For students

​​Information and help for HSC Legal Studies students plus links to past exam papers.

Repeat traffic offenders

Learn about our review of sentencing repeat traffic offenders who may pose an ongoing risk to the community.