Sentencing Council

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Promoting consistency in the Local Court



Throughout this report, the Council considers t​hat the Local Court should promote consistency of approach to sentencing, rather than, for example, uniformity in outcome.

Published in June 2004.

Download: How to Best Promote Consistency in Sentencing in the Local Court [PDF 694KB]

Government response

Sentencing Council to Make Local Courts More Accountable [PDF 98KB]
Attorney General's Media Release: 25 September 2002