This criminal offence is committed when a person intentionally sexually penetrates another person without that person’s consent. Sexual penetration includes oral, anal and vaginal penetration and may be committed by and against both men and women.
These County Court of Victoria case summaries and statistics highlight sentencing outcomes for the offence of rape.
'Imprisonment' above includes all sentences that have immediate custody as a component of the total sentence. This may include imprisonment combined with a community corrections order, a partially suspended sentence (generally no longer available), or another custodial sentencing outcome.
'Other' above includes custodial and non-custodial supervision orders, residential treatment orders, and suspended sentences.
This graph includes aggregate sentences (that is, where one sentence is imposed on multiple charges).