Sentencing Council

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Assaults on emergency services workers

Submissions

​Submissions to this review closed 30 September 2020.  

Submissions were asked to respond to the terms of reference and were also invited to respond to the following questions:

  1. Are the sentencing patterns for offences involving assaults on police and other essential services personnel adequate? Why / why not?
  2. Are the penalties for offences involving assaults on police and other essential services personnel (including the maximum penalties and any standard non-parole periods) adequate? Why / why not?
  3. Should other categories of emergency services workers be specified in these or other offences? If so, which categories of emergency services workers and which offences?

AS01 William Chirgwin

AS02 Peter Spice

AS03 Christa Bradley

AS04 Domenic Pezzano

AS05 Australian Paramedics Association (NSW)

AS06 Australian Lawyers Alliance

AS07 United Services Union

AS08 Legal Aid NSW

AS09 Australian Medical Association (NSW)

AS10 NSW Rural Fire Association

AS11 Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

AS12 Youth Justice NSW

AS13 Australasian College of Paramedicine 

AS14 Children’s Court of NSW

AS15 Police Association of NSW

AS16 Public Service Association of NSW

AS17 Chief Magistrate, Local Court of NSW

AS18 Law Society of NSW

AS19 NSW Police Force

AS20 Corrective Services NSW

AS21 NSW Young Lawyers Criminal Law Committee

AS22 Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT)