If you have been charged with an offence and have entered a plea of guilty, or if you are found guilty, the Court will decide on the penalty.
Various criminal penalties can be imposed by the state of Queensland. The penalty for a criminal charge is determined based on the type, severity, and other factors related to the commission of an offence.
To learn more about a specific criminal penalty, simply click on any of the types below.
- Absolute Release
- Good Behaviour Bond
- Fines and Restitution
- Community Service Order
- Intensive Correction Order
- Suspended Sentence
- Imprisonment & Parole
Aside from your penalty, the Court must also make an order as to whether your conviction for the charge is recorded or not.