Preliminary submission to the New South Wales Government Sentencing Council Review of Sentencing for Murder and Manslaughter
A formal account of an observation, investigation, finding, activity or any other type of information.
Drawing on expertise and research projects undertaken by members of the Centre, our submission focuses on:
· Standard non-parole periods for murder,
· Mandatory life sentences for murder,
· Sentences imposed for domestic and family homicides, and
· Aggravating factors on sentence.The submission also provides information about a current Australian Research Council discovery project currently being completed by members of the Centre which may be of interest to the Council’s review