NSW Sentencing Council

Public confidence in the NSW criminal justice system

Joint survey

The Sentencing Council and NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research surveyed public attitudes on levels of sentencing and whether the NSW criminal justice system was achieving its various aims.

The study was published in August 2008.

Download: Public confidence in the New South Wales criminal justice system [PDF 656KB]

Sentencing Council research paper

This paper included further discussion of the findings of the joint survey.

The paper was published in May 2009.

Download: Monograph 2 - Public confidence in the NSW criminal justice system [PDF 252KB]

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