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New report on serious offending by people serving a community correction order.

8 April 2021
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The Sentencing Advisory Council has released its report on the number of people sentenced in 2019–20 for committing a serious offence while serving a community correction order.

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Sentencing Advisory Council releases new Sentencing Snapshots.

31 March 2021
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The Sentencing Advisory Council has released seven new Sentencing Snapshots for serious offences including, murder, manslaughter and culpable driving causing death.

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Supreme Court’s 2019-20 Annual Report released.

24 March 2021
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Tabled in Parliament on 18 March 2021, the report covers an extraordinary time in the Court’s history, detailing the events, changes and achievements across 2019-20.                    

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A new conversation series about life on and off the bench.

18 March 2021
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We are excited to announce the launch of Judicial Life, a series of audio conversations for the judiciary, relating to the work of judges, magistrates and tribunal members.

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Marcia Neave to lead Tasmanian inquiry into child sexual abuse.

16 March 2021
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The Honourable Marcia Neave AO has been appointed President of the Commission of Inquiry into the Responses of Tasmanian Government Institutions to Child Sexual Abuse.

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Koori Twilight: 30 Years and Counting
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Reflections on 30 years and counting.

10 March 2021
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On the 30th anniversary of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody report we were privileged to hear a conversation between Senator Pat Dodson and Rona Napurrurla Glynn-McDonald.

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UK Judicial Attitude Survey findings released.

3 March 2021
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The results of the third UK Judicial Attitude Survey have been published, showing the longitudinal trends of UK judges’ experience, satisfaction and attitudes relating to matters such as workload, working conditions, wellbeing and government support.

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Mental Health Royal Commission report released.

2 March 2021
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The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System has released its comprehensive review of the mental health system and services throughout Victoria.

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Justice Jacqueline Gleeson becomes Australia’s 55th High Court judge.

2 March 2021
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Justice Gleeson, who becomes the sixth woman ever to serve on the seven-member High Court, is the daughter of former High Court Chief Justice Murray Gleeson.

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Specialist Family Violence Courts.

25 February 2021
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In partnership with the Magistrates' Court of Victoria, we are delivering online multidisciplinary training for the new Specialist Family Violence Courts at Frankston and Heidelberg.

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Victorian Sentencing Manual updated.

10 February 2021
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The Victorian Sentencing Manual has been updated to include a new Chapter 26 - Other offences against the person. The addition of this chapter completes all specific offence chapters involving serious harms to the person.

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Working in collaboration.

8 February 2021
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As part of our continuing Drug Court education, we are pleased to announce two online workshops in February and March that will focus on what it means to make value-informed decisions and how to work with clients with comorbid mental health conditions.