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30 Nov Sentencing data reveals truth about Queensland’s kids in court 30 Nov Lifting the lid on sentencing kids in Queensland 4 Nov Issues Paper questions Queensland’s ‘80 per cent rule’ 28 Oct Additional reports published for the SVO scheme review 22 Oct Research helps shape SVO scheme review 24 Sep Queensland stands alone with SVO scheme 15 Sep Council mourns the loss of a valued member 1 Sep Members sought for new community feedback group 25 Aug Taking students Inside court 18 Aug Moving forward with Terms of Reference review 31 May Courts are treating DV cases more seriously 24 May New voice joins the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council 20 May Research amplifies 14 years of Queensland sentencing trends 9 Apr Council to review the serious violent offences scheme 31 Mar Latest sentencing research tells it as it is 8 Feb Simplifying sentencing 20 Jan Queensland students receive new lessons on sentencing laws 7 Jan New sentencing data just a few clicks away
17 Dec Looking under the bonnet at unlawful use of a motor vehicle offences 6 Oct Queensland’s Murri Court helping to make change happen 3 Oct Highlighting the Council’s 2019-20 achievements 1 Oct Final Report into penalties for assaults on public officers released 22 Sep New Case in Focus explores appeal against sentences for serious assault 2 Jul Feedback closes for latest Terms of Reference 29 Jun New video highlights the work of Queensland’s Court Link 25 Jun New series breaks down appeal cases of interest 28 May Shining a light on stalking in Queensland 30 Apr Issues Paper released concerning penalties for assaults on public officers 16 Apr Making sentencing terms easier to understand 23 Mar Advisory Council postpones Judge for Yourself engagements 27 Feb Preliminary submissions pave the way forward 31 Jan Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council’s latest Annual Report released 29 Jan Preliminary feedback closes for latest Terms of Reference 13 Jan Advisory Council extends deadline for preliminary feedback
20 Dec 25 per cent of offenders repeatedly sentenced for burglary 16 Dec Providing a clear view of sentencing in Queensland 9 Dec Stats show Saturday is the most common day for robbery 6 Dec Council calls for feedback for new Terms of Reference 2 Dec Queensland’s Specialist Courts on show in new video series 22 Aug QSAC calls for new sentencing framework 19 Aug Queensland courts ban offenders from owning animals 22 May Clear picture of strangulation offenders emerges from first data analysis 30 Apr Council likely to recommend sentencing reform
19 Dec Alcohol and drugs a factor in a third of dangerous driving deaths 5 Dec Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council releases annual report 21 Nov Sentencing for criminal offences arising from the death of a child - Final report 8 Nov Sentencing Advisory Council announces new Advisory Panel 10 Sep New Childrens Court case study lets you Judge for Yourself 7 Aug Huge rise in use of custodial orders given by Magistrates Courts 19 Jul Infants most ‘at risk’ of child homicide 13 Jul Seeking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander advisory panel members 4 Jul Community summits on child homicide offences coming to Logan and Townsville 26 Jun Queensland’s first Sentencing Guide launched 1 Jun New faces for Sentencing Advisory Council 17 May Call for submissions — sentencing for child homicide offences 14 Feb Majority of drug traffickers sent to prison
29 Nov Breach of bail offences on the rise 29 Nov Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council marks first anniversary 26 Oct Intermediate sentencing options under review 26 Oct Public to have say on sentencing for child homicide 12 Oct Statement from Attorney-General and Minister for Justice: Sentencing for criminal offences arising from the death of a child 12 Oct Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council releases inaugural annual report 6 Oct Sentencing Spotlight on possession of dangerous drugs released 20 Jul New package to deal with child exploitation material offenders before courts 18 May Judge for Yourself lets Queenslanders pass sentence 8 May Sentencing Spotlight on child exploitation material offences in Queensland 4 May Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council chair appointed magistrate 21 Apr Sentencing Spotlights on murder and manslaughter in Queensland 23 Mar Sentencing Matters podcast launches 13 Mar Consultation opens on review into classification of child exploitation materials for sentencing purposes 19 Jan QSAC to examine classification of child exploitation material