Forensicare specialises in the understanding, treatment and care of mentally ill offenders. Details the hospital and consulting services available and lists current and recent research projects.
Parole is the conditional release of an offender from custody. When an offender is granted parole, they serve the unexpired portion of their prison sentence in the community.
The Sentencing Advisory Council is an independent statutory body established under the Sentencing Act 1991 to provide statistical information on sentencing to the judiciary, the government and the public, to conduct research on sentencing, to gauge public opinion, to consult on sentencing matters with government departments and other interested persons, including the general public and victims of crime, and to advise the Attorney-General on sentencing matters.