Chair | Sentencing Advisory Council (Victoria & Tasmania)
Emeritus Professor Arie Freiberg is chair of both the Victorian and Tasmanian Sentencing Advisory Councils. He is a leading authority on sentencing issues and the criminal justice system, having undertaken extensive research on sentencing theory, policy, and practice.
Arie was Dean of Law at Monash University from 2004 to 2012, and was Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne in 2003. He was appointed to the Foundation Chair of Criminology at the University of Melbourne in January 1991 where he served as Head of the Department of Criminology between January 1992 and June 2002. In 2013 he was appointed an Emeritus Professor of the University.
Arie has served as a consultant to the federal, Victorian, South Australian, and Western Australian governments on sentencing matters, as well as to the Australian Law Reform Commission and the South African Law Reform Commission.