NSW Review of sentencing submission MonashGFVPC.pdf (348.23 kB)

Preliminary submission to the New South Wales Government Sentencing Council Review of Sentencing for Murder and Manslaughter

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posted on 19.03.2019, 05:42 by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

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