Sentencing Matters

This podcast series informs, engages and advises on sentencing issues in Queensland, nationally and internationally.

Episode 3—The role of sentencing advisory councils in policy debate and development

Victorian and Tasmanian Sentencing Advisory Council chair Emeritus Professor Arie Freiberg discusses how councils are bridging the gap between the community, the courts and governments.

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Episode 2—Evidence-based sentencing?

Former California Supreme Court Judge, The Honourable Peggy Fulton Hora explores the topic of being smart on crime with evidence-based sentencing focusing on drug courts.

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Episode 1—What is sentencing?

In this episode, Griffith Criminology Institute researcher Rebecca Wallis discusses the principles and purposes of sentencing in Queensland. She explains that sentencing is a complex process—one that follows the law as set out in the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992.

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