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Sentencing Council

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Ongoing projects

The NSW Sentencing Council receives requests from the NSW Attorney General to review and provide advice on sentencing matters. 

Fraud and fraud-related offences

A review of sentencing for fraud and fraud-related offences in New South Wales. 

Assaults on emergency services workers

A review of sentencing for offences involving assaults on police officers, correctional staff, youth justice officers, emergency services workers and health workers. 


A review of sentencing for murder and manslaughter, including domestic and family violence homicide and the standard non-parole periods for murder.

Repeat traffic offenders