The forbidding form of the beached convict ship HMS "Discovery" at Deptford
Last person executed in Australia.
Sentencing criminals: how Australia's states and territories compare
Sentencing criminals: how Australia's states and territories compare - Victoria has recently legislated to increase the average sentence handed down for serious crimes, so how do the states and territories differ in how they punish those they convict?
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How solitary confinement affects inmates' mental health
Life on the inside: how solitary confinement affects mental health - VIDEO: What does five years in solitary confinement do to a person? What does five years in confinement do to a person? Gain an insight into life alone in the dark.
RONALD Ryan was the last man to be hanged in Australia but while life was difficult for him he did not turn to crime until a relatively mature age.
Sentencing Advisory Council report on the imposition enforcement of court #fines and infringement penalties in Victoria - presents comprehensive data on the imposition and enforcement of court fines and infringement penalties- finds that the current system of fines is fragmented, creating avoidable obstacles to both payment and enforcement | Sentencing Advisory Council
Circumstantial evidence: Douglas Jensen is taken to court by police, charged with his father's murder.
Department of Justice, Corrections Victoria - Male Community Corrections Officer
Design by Jade Cho. Image produced as part of a 2016 partnership between the Sentencing Advisory Council and the Master of Communication Design program in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University.
Jurors would give softer sentences than judges, study finds
Research suggests that when presented with the same information, members of the public are actually more likely to be lenient to offenders than judges.
The Royal Commission has released a report that examines sentencing law and practice in Australia as it relates to institutional child sexual abuse.