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Parole reforms: Photo of a man with a clipboard knocking on a house door. ​Par​ole

Smarter management of parolees to help protect the community.​​

Sentencing reform: Photo of a judge in black robes holding a criminal law book. Sentencing

Holding offenders to account and reducing reoffending.

High risk offender reform: Photo of an offender at a desk speaking to CSNSW staff. High risk of​​fender management

Better management of high risk sex and violent offenders to keep the community safe.

Early guilty pleas reform: Photo of two people in an office speaking across a desk. Early gu​ilt​​y pleas

Reducing courts delays and allowing victims to get on with their lives.

Reducing Reoffending Reducing reoffending

System-wide reforms which aims to reduce the annual rate of adult reoffending.

Driver disqualification reforms: Photo of drivers in a car.Driver disqualification

Smarter driver licence disqualification laws to better protect community safety by reducing unauthorised driving and repeat offending

Domestic violence reformsDomestic violence

Improving the justice system response to domestic and family violence.

Forensic mental health

Supporting victims, improving community safety and reducing delays to criminal cases involving people with cognitive and mental health impairments.

Justice responses to the Royal CommissionJustice responses to the Royal Commission

Criminal and civil justice responses to the Royal Commission into Intitutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.