Sentencing Council

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Assaults on emergency services workers

On 27 July 2020, the Attorney General asked the Sentencing Council to review the sentencing for offences involving assaults on police officers, correctional staff, youth justice officers, emergency services workers and health workers. 

The Sentencing Council transmitted its report to the Attorney General on 28 July 2021.

The NSW Government response to the final report, released on 11 April 2022, is available here.

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