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Judge for Yourself - Thursday Island

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Port Kennedy Association

66 Douglas Street

Thursday Island, QLD 4875

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More than 157,260 defendants were sentenced in Queensland courts during 2015–16.

But have you ever wondered how our judges and magistrates decide what sentence to give? It’s complex.

There’s a lot more to sentencing than the headline from your local media would have you believe. By attending a Judge for Yourself community session you will:

  • find out the type of cases each court hears

  • learn about sentencing guidance judges and magistrates have to abide by

  • hear about the roles of the prosecution, defence and judicial officer

  • see the facts of the offending through the eyes of the courts, offenders and victims

  • pass sentence on an offender.

Think sentencing is easy? Register now.

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Port Kennedy Association

66 Douglas Street

Thursday Island, QLD 4875

Australia

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