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Aboriginal Programs Unit
NSW Department of Justice and Attorney General
This fact sheet provides information on the Circle sentencing initiative, an alternative sentencing court for Aboriginal offenders in New South Wales (NSW), with the full sentencing powers of a mainstream court.
The resource covers topics such as:
The fact sheet was produced by the NSW Department of Justice and Attorney-General.
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Crime Prevention Programs
Justice Strategy and Policy
Department of Justice
Locked Bag 5111
Parramatta NSW 2124
Ph: (02) 8688 3277
Fax: (02) 8688 9627
Circle sentencing is an alternative sentencing court for adult Aboriginal offenders.