Annual Report 2017-18

The Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council annual report 2017-18 outlines our key achievements, our performance, our people, our governance and future direction.

Year in review

  • Attorney-General appointed five new Council members on 1 June 2018
  • Received two Terms of Reference
  • Delivered a pilot research project in Cunnamulla
  • Released the first Queensland Sentencing Guide
  • Published the final report into the Classification of child exploitation material for sentencing
  • Published a consultation paper on Sentencing for child homicide offences
  • Held nine focus groups, five information sessions and three expert roundtables for the sentencing for child homicide offences Terms of Reference
  • Hosted three Sentencing Seminars
  • Released seven episodes of the Sentencing Matters podcast
  • Published three Sentencing Spotlights
  • Launched the National Sentencing Network’s eNewsletter
  • Held two Research to Practice Forums
  • Launched teaching resources for high school and university students
  • Held two internal Research to Practice forums with policy makers
  • Delivered Judge for Yourself workshops to more than 500 people