This table is intended to be used as a guide only. Individual cases should be read if they are to be relied upon.
This Table contains cases:
ADNo parity with juvenile co-offender.
Robbed liquor store with co-offender. Played significantly lesser role than co-offender.
Ellis(26)(1993) 68 A Crim R 449
MT 6y 6mAT 2y 2m
AD'near top of range'
AR offences - on parole for AR
Robbed Credit Union wearing balaclava with female accomplice. Gun loaded but no bullet in breach.Evidence of good rehabilitation during remand.
Crown ADInadequate but in discretion Court will not intervene.
Robbed video store.Good subjective features, including assistance to police.
MT 9yAT 3y
bad, including AR - on parole for similar offences
Robbed Post Office with loaded sawn-off shot gun. Pointed gun at customers, inches from chest, with finger on trigger.Drug and alcohol problems.
MT 5yAT 2y
AAMT 4yAT 2y
long - PD and three bonds at time of offence
Robbed tobacco truck with co-offender. V struck and threatened with death.Played lesser role than co-offender.
Crown ADExceptional rehabilitation
Spontaneous incident. Held pistol at head of owner of general store.Undertaking drug rehabilitation prior to sentencing. Very positive
21m PD(+ 88d PSC)
Crown AD.Sentence inadequate but counter-productive to return A to gaol
On bond at time of offence - re-offended on bail
Threatened elderly female with knife and forced her to retrieved $40 from inside house.
Roberts(20)Lewis(21)McVean(18)(1994) 73 A Crim R 306
s.97(1)s.97(1)Access before the fact to ARSchedPossess SMVPlates calculated to deceive
3y PD3y PD3y PD
Crown AAMT 1yAT 2yMT 1yAT 2yMT 1yAT 2y
Machete & iron bar
R and L concealed selves in store with assistance of M who was employee. After closing held up female employee with machete and iron bar. Threatened to cut throat of female. Three V bound and pillowslips placed over heads. M kept lookout for police in stolen car.R: genuine remorse, victim of social circumstance.L: contrition, cadet in army, out of characterM: drug and alcohol addiction.
MT 2yAT 2y
AAMT 15mAT 9m
Held up clerk taking business takings to bank with co-offender. Organiser of offence.Parity.
s.97(1)Sched:ARPoss shortened firearm
MT 4yAT 2y
priors - Form 2 offences committed on bail for AR
Robbed Credit UnionSubstantial efforts to rehabilitate in custody.
MT 1y 6mAT 1y 3m
Robbed service station while drunk and disguised.Unemployed, under financial stress and wife pregnant. Gave self up to police.
MT 3y 3mAT 2y
AAMT 2yAT 1y 6m
Robbed service station and attacked attendant with knife. Alcohol problem.Assistance to authorities.
MT 2yAT 3y
Robbed bank taking $5650.Suffering Hep B and C; contrition; unlikely to re-offend; lack of pre-meditation.
s.97(1)Sched:2 x poss unlic firearmRide in stolen carAssault
MT 2y 6mAT 2y
lengthy, including AR - 10 year gap since previous offence
Robbed hardware store. Pointed pistol at two employees. Gun discharged during robbery.Successfully completed drug rehab program on Griffith's Remand.
MT 3y 6mAT 1y 6m
AAMT 2y 6mAT 1y 6m
Robed heavily pregnant restaurant owner with knife.When arrested for another matter volunteered guilt in this offence ; youth; aboriginal.
MT 3yAT 2y
AAMT 2y 6mAT 2y
on bond - indecent assault
Three offenders entered night club, tied up owners and took wallet. Demanded pin number and withdrew $500 from teller.Sentenced on basis of common purpose only - not main offender.
MT 3y 9mAT 2y
'formidable' record including dishonesty
Went to home of V with two other males, disguised and armed with baseball bats. Demanded money from V and struck them with bats.Lost both parents early in life; drug problem; without admissions Crown would have had difficulty with conviction.
MT 4yAT 3y
Shortened automatic shotgun
priors, although no details
Robbed Credit Union with unloaded shotgun. Balaclava in bag. Planned offence.
MT 3y 6mAT 3y 6m
priors but not detailed
Robbed service station with co-offender at 9.30pm. Threatened attendant and obtained money.Aboriginal.
s.97(1)Sched:2 x possess
3y PD(+2m PSC)
Robbed store with two other men. Acted as lookout and removed some equipment.Good subjective features.
MT 5yAT 2y 6m
AAMT 4yAT 2y(3y discount for assistance)
With four other men robbed V in their home. V tied up and assaulted. V in their sixties. No evidence A participated in violence on V.Considerable assistance (without assistance sentence would have been 11 years.)
Wright(23)(1997) 93 A Crim R 48
Crown AAMT 1yAT 2y
on bond - assault, dishonesty, variety of bonds & CSO
Robbed Pizza delivery woman with co-offender. Grabbed her from behind and held serrated steak knife to throat.On drugs at time of offence.
s.97(1)Sched:6 offences, including robbery
Griffith's Remand(+3m PSC)
Crown ADSentence inadequate but in discretion did not intervene
2 driving offences.
Robbed bottle shop taking $546.Undertaking drug rehabilitation.
MT 6mAT 12m
Crown ADManifestly inadequate, but excellent rehabilitation after five months and delay.
Machete type knife
on bail and periodic detention - dishonesty, driving and drugs - nil full time custody
Morning of offence granted bail for assault and breach AVO. Robbed 74y female shop keeper with in isolated shop. Admitted robbery was for 'pure greed'.Readily admitted offence; suffering depression as result of physical illness.
MT 6yAT 4y
AD(no real argument made)
10 AR - on parole for these offences
Robbed bank with rifle taking $8395. Had previously rejected different bank because of presence of security guard.Mental illness.
MT 2yAT 4y
AAMT 18mAT 2y 6m
Blood filled syringe
Robbed florist with blood filled syringe.Female offender; heroin addict; appalling background.
Crown ADSentence inadequate but in discretion did not intervene.
number of entries but none for violence
Grabbed handbag of female V in shopping centre. V's finger cut during struggle.Financial need; emotionally dependent on wife who suffered from agoraphobia.
MT 4y 8mAT 2y 4m
very bad - bond
Broke into elderly V's house while asleep. Disguised himself and picked up paring knife from kitchen. Held knife at V's throat. Stole goods, tied up and threatened V. Intoxicated.Surrendered to police; chronic alcoholic and drug addict.
Qi(18)(1998) 102 A Crim R 172
2y PD(+11m PSC)
Crown AAMT 2yAT 2y(starting date set to include PSC and time served on PD)
attempt BES, illegally use conveyance, possess ammunition - serving CSO and on probation and bail.
Forced entry into home with two other youths. Threatened occupants, including 11y female with gun and knife. Female taken and kept at hotel room until rescued by police next morning.A involved primarily in robbery, but not armed and played minor role.
MT 3yAT 3y
mal damage, property, dishonesty, drugs - on bail
Robbed convenience store worker of $400.Aboriginal; alcohol and drugs.
MT 2yAT 6m
AAMT 15mAT 15m
Robbed Post Office. Took money from till but panicked and left when told safe on alarm and customer arrived. Used own car and traced through number plates.Out of character with no explanation for behaviour.
multiple robberies - on bond and parole at time of offence
Backdating issue only.
Cases post–R v Henry (1999) 106 A Crim R 149 (Armed Robbery Guideline Judgment)
 NSWCCA 107
Rob in company
MT 1y 6m
MT 3y 6m
Robbed service station attendant of $810. Cut telephone wires when leaving. Robbed general store assistant of money from till with co-offender. Pointed knife at V's ribs.
Second offence committed on bail for first offence; heroin addict; unsuccessful rehabilitation attempts; remorse.
(1999) 106 A Crim R 149
Demanded $20 from shop assistant, leaving store when alarm activated.
Prior good character – regret - immediate admission of guilt.
Supply drug, GIC
AT 1y 6m
With 2 co-offenders entered video shop wearing balaclavas. Pointed replica pistol at V and demanded money. $600 plus money and credit card taken.
Late plea guilty – some attempt at rehabilitation – 35% discount for assistance against co-offenders
 NSWCCA 160
Robbed taxi driver of keys, wallet and money. Held knife to V's throat.
Bipolar disorder; heroin addict; remorse; co-operation with authorities.
 NSWCCA 137
MT 1y 10m
AT 2y 2m
Robbed chemist of drugs wearing hood over face.
Drug addict; special circumstances.
 NSWCCA 150
MT 2y 4m
Entered home of 89y V with impaired vision and hearing, living alone. Took $30 and bank withdrawal form filled in by V.
Female drug addict.
 NSWCCA 175
With shirt pulled over head robbed bowling club of money from till. Unpremeditated, amateurish effort.
Aboriginal affected by alcohol and methadone withdrawal. Rehabilitation prospects.
 NSWCCA 194
MT 7y 10m
AT 2y 7m
With co-offender robbed garden centre safe of $9000. Both wore dust masks. Pointed gun at store manager.
Married with children.
 NSWCCA 224
AT 2y 6m
MT 2y 3m
(To enable A to attend drug rehabilitation).
Entered service station with t-shirt hiding his face. Threatened staff taking $75. Money recovered.
Heroin addict; married with young child; offence committed to pay wife's traffic fines; no permanent home; on Rohypnol; contrite; State ward at 14; semi-literate; tragic background.
 NSWCCA 237
4 x BE&S
 NSWCCA 299
Robbed newsagent of $600.
Heroin addict; special circumstances.
 NSWCCA 313
AT 3y 6m
With co-offender robbed convenience store of $410 and tobacco in early hours of morning.
Drug addiction; family support; married with child.
 NSWCCA 275
MT 2y 6m
While watching story on "Australia's Most Wanted" boasted to family and friends he could commit a robbery. Left house affected by alcohol and amphetamines and robbed service station of $2415.
Dysfunctional and violent family background; drug use; immature; impetuous and amateurish offence; genuine remorse; good rehabilitation.
 NSWCCA 343
35% discount for assistance
With co-offender robbed service station of $200 and cigarettes. Co-offender threatened victim with knife. A also had knife in pocket.
Employed; reliable worker; stable relationship; assistance to police re co-offender's involvement in other robberies.
 NSWCCA 391
MT 7m 7d
With co-offender wearing balaclavas robbed service station of $44 and cigarettes. Co-offender threatened V with knife. Lesser role than co-offender.
Female; drug abuse; resumed career upon release from gaol; family support; ideal prisoner.
 NSWCCA 394
Robbed Service Station with three other men.
Aboriginal with deprived childhood, addicted to alcohol, illicit drug user.
 NSWCCA 16
Robbed service station, punching proprietor in struggle. Not sophisticated offence.
Early admissions to police; genuine remorse; drug addiction; assistance to authorities.
 NSWCCA 432
After release from gaol stayed with friend. Went next door armed with knife to obtain drugs. 18y visitor no knowledge of drugs – gave $20 when assaulted
Aboriginal – itinerant lifestyle – addicted to drugs and alcohol.
 NSWCCA 93
Demand money with menaces
(fresh evidence as to medical condition)
MT 1y 9m
AT 2y 3m
Female - No facts of offence provided.
Fresh evidence on appeal – physical illness – severe anaemia.
 NSWCCA 52
Robbed pie shop with kitchen knife.
Female who become addicted to heroin recently through male partner.
 NSWCCA 94
Forced way into private hotel, threatened manager with pistol and tied him to bed.
Significantly disturbed childhood culminating in drug abuse; some positive signs of rehabilitation.
 NSWCCA 438
Conc with breach of parole – will serve 359d solely on this offence
Female - No details of offence – committed AR with co-offender.
 NSWCCA 349
MT 3y 6m
Robbed male in park with co-offender. Taking credit cards. Knife held to V's throat and A kneed and punched V.
Assistance to authorities.
 NSWCCA 420
MT 4y 6m
 NSWCCA 456
Borrowed jumper and beanie, walked from local party and attempted to rob service station. Unable to open register after attendant fled. Offence committed at night
Personality disorder – Substance abuse – Vulnerable in prison
 NSWCCA 526
MT 3y 8m
NPP 2y 9m
Robbed service station staffed alone by middle aged woman at 8pm. Held knife against chest of victim.
Parents strongly influential in fostering A's attitude to crime. Aboriginal with deprived background.
 NSWCCA 532
NPP 3m 2d
NPP 1y 6m (PD)
(taking into account 3m 2d time served)
Robbed electronics story of nearly $3,000 worth of property.
Impressive subjective features – good prospects of rehabilitation. Sentence not full time custodial because of delay in appeal and impressive rehabilitation.
 NSWCCA 264
Passenger in conveyance
Robbed jewellery shop with three co-offenders. One offender armed with knife forced staff into rear office.
Difficult and unhappy childhood.
 NSWCCA 240
 NSWCCA 302
NPP 3y 6m
 NSWCCA 454
Possession of drugs and equip
NPP 2y 6m
 NSWCCA 432
Sched: Take and drive conveyance
NPP 1y 3m
Robbed commercial premises with younger brother – threatened victim with screwdriver – unplanned offence
Aboriginal with deprived background – brother received non custodial sentence – brother a juvenile
 NSWCCA 462
NPP 1y 6m
NPP 1y 1m
Obtained cigarette from complainant on train holding scissors in threatening manner – Demanded $5 - towards bottom of scale of seriousness – spur of the moment.
Fresh evidence suffering schizophrenia
 NSWCCA 491
Threatened shop keeper for cigarettes and money – not well planned.
Recently released from psychiatric hospital – suffering serious mental illness
 NSWCCA 530
Approached mother with young children at ATM – placed knife to throat of 9y daughter – Took money and left
Suffering schizophrenia -
 NSWCCA 521
Held up mixed business using syringe – Struggle ensued when shopkeeper's wife struck app.
Remorse – Some success in reducing drug dependency
 NSWCCA 167
Robbed taxi driver with de facto – V suffered slight cut to chin – Stole taxi
Recent death of child resulted in drug addiction for both offenders – Good prospects of rehabilitation – Traumatic upbringing and psychological problems
 NSWCCA 171
NPP 3y 9m
Aboriginal woman robbed shop in company with co-offender – Co-offender more significant role
Drug addiction – Possible brain damage – Dysfunctional life – Mother of young son.
 NSWCCA 178
 NSWCCA 256
Sched: minor drug matter
NPP 2y 3m
Robbed newsagency while disguised and screaming abuse
Troubled childhood led to early drug abuse – Failed to comply with Griffiths remand to assist drug rehabilitation
 NSWCCA 237
(45% plea and assist)
NPP 2y 2m
Robbed service station using balaclava and blood filled syringe – Limited planning
Long term addiction – Genuine contrition
 NSWCCA 12
Broke into girlfriend's parents' house after first cutting off electricity – Demanded money from victims in bed – Took handbag containing $5000. Money recovered
Bike accident caused psychological and physical effects and resulted in drug addiction – Remorse – No error in starting point higher than Henry
 NSWCCA 296
(PD revoked prior to hearing of appeal)
priors for PHBI and BES
Flatmates robbed pizza delivery man and took car – Met with third person to remove stereo system – Equal culpability
Exceptional circumstances for both offenders included difficult and violent childhoods, depressive and psychological illness, severe financial problems and evidence of rehabilitation
 NSWCCA 365
NPP 5y 3m
 NSWCCA 308
NPP 4y 6m
With two co-offenders robbed jewellery store armed with knife. Took staff into rear office. Took $250,000 worth of jewellery and $3000 cash. Goods and cash recovered.
Effect of earlier sentence. Special circ. Depressed state. Aboriginal background.
 NSWCCA 312
(17.5% on appeal)
Robbed female with knife – Grabbed bag and pushed V to ground
Failure to take into account pre-sentence custodial rehabilitation
 NSWCCA 387
NPP 4y 10m
Telephoned police and advised of robbery – Entered post office and attempted robbery – Threatened man with knife
Co-operated with police – Preferred to return to custody
(2002) 135 A Crim R 32
 NSWCCA 414
Sched: Rob in Company
With co-offender approached Asian couple in park – Demanded and received money – Produced knives and threatened victims – Male cut on hand and cheek – Stole more cash
Refugee from Sudan with no parents – Evidence of rehabilitation – Parity
 NSWCCA 465
Carried in conveyance
Armed with baseball bat and in company of 2 co-offenders robbed liquor store – Left in stolen car
Disturbed and dysfunctional family background
 NSWCCA 10
With co-offender robbed service station – Similar offence committed four days earlier
Intellectual disability – Sentence inadequate but crown unable to show suitable arrangements can be made for vulnerability at periodic detention
 NSWCCA 34
Entered bakery seeking money for food
Profoundly affected by death of father – Early drug addiction – Reasonable prospects of rehabilitation
 NSWCCA 39
With 3 co-offenders surrounded 19y V on street in broad daylight – took wallet and PIN and withdrew $800
 NSWCCA 112
Entered car of female and threatened her with knife – Impulsive offence
Genuine contrition – Protective custody – Family support – Need for early treatment for psychotic illness
 NSWCCA 279
With co-offender robbed convenience store threatening with gun and wearing balaclavas – Took cigarettes and alcohol – Cut telephone lines before leaving.
SJ erroneously sentenced for s. 97(2)
 NSWCCA 349
(43% plea and assist on appeal)
NPP 3y 2m
Waited in car while co-offender followed female from club and robbed her of handbag using knife
Insufficient discount for assistance against co-offender
 NSWCCA 338
Drug addiction – Genuine remorse – Good prospects of rehabilitation
 NSWCCA 51
Sentence inadequate but dismissed due to Crown delay
Robbed post office of approx $500 armed with knife.
(2004) 144 A Crim R 496
Robbed TAB at night armed with knife and brick – threats of violence
 NSWCCA 228
(20% on appeal)
Female - robbed hairdresser
Dysfunctional childhood and personal background – Suffering borderline personality disorder and major depression – Failure to give appropriate reduction for mental illness
 NSWCCA 238
Robbed pharmacy using toy gun
Evidence of rehabilitation – assistance to authorities – proposed release to full time residential program – failure to provide appropriate supervision upon release from custody prior to commission of offence – delay in Crown appeal
 NSWCCA 337
NPP 4y (partly concurrent)
Sign record – BE, larceny - breached parole
Minor juvenile record w recent rob in comp – subject to bond at time of off
Home invasion at night on home of acquaintance – searching for drugs – young female at home alone – mobile phone stolen and resold by R
R: significantly deprived upbringing – studied at TAFE
McA: low average intellectual ability – some employment history and favourable character evidence – no previous custodial sentence.
 NSWCCA 416
A w/i rob
NPP 3y 3m
In company, robbed man of wallet and mobile on street – hit victim on nose with gun
Dysfunctional family – substance abuse – youth – now studying – special circumstances found
 NSWCCA 412
NPP 4y 3m
Robbed manager of Club with co-offender – three employees bound – video tapes removed - $81,000 stolen
Iraqi born - Married with children – reasonable prospects of rehabilitation – failed to take into account effect of accumulation
 NSWCCA 432
(concurrent to other sentences)
Stole handbag from man waiting in car – struggle – Delay in detection
 NSWCCA 88
 NSWCCA 135
Female - with 14y son forced entry into unit – female occupant pushed and threatened – property and car stolen – angered by allegation of sexual abuse by son – originally intended to assault complainant
Aboriginal with drug addiction, mental illness and history of sexual abuse
 NSWCCA 198
3 x GIC
Female – robbed video store using knife – in possession of goods from break and enter committed by de facto partner
Contrition – good prospects of rehabilitation
 NSWCCA 195
Robbed football club – co-offender carried pistol – not aware weapon was a gun
Supportive partner with 2 children
 NSWCCA 213
NPP 8m 28d
 NSWCCA 294
In company, entered elderly couple's home and took female's handbag, later found with contents intact
DV background – heart condition caused by IV drug use – now on methadone and motivated to deal with addiction
 NSWCCA 319
Sched: 2 x Assault
Employee let three co-offenders into club – employees threatened with pistol
Crown appeal when failed to give evidence at second trial of co-offender
(2005) 158 A Crim R 375
Female – involved in robbery of security guards - lesser culpability than co-offenders but still vital role
 NSWCCA 453
3 males threatened and robbed young pedestrian – pressured by co-offender
Genuine remorse – 4 weeks PSC – assistance – excellent prospects of rehabilitation – good employment record – exceptional case
 NSWCCA 1
Robbed train passenger using syringe
Suffered PTSD from army service and brain injury from accident at work – drug abuse
(2006) 160 A Crim R 526
Robbed passenger at trial station – knife not wielded against victim – no pre-planning
Unhappy and dysfunctional upbringing – mild developmental disability caused by frontal lobe damage – stole money for food – drug addiction – prospects of rehabilitation
 NSWCCA 159
 NSWCCA 329
(25% plus Henry discount)
Attempted to rob video store with syringe – grabbed female proprietor
Good prospects of rehabilitation.
 NSWCCA 105
Armed with intent
Attempted to rob liquor store – attacked by attendant with baseball bat – repeated attempt 6 days later
Drug addiction – mental illness
 NSWCCA 132
Lured landlady into bedroom – threatened with weapons – assaulted – tied up and gagged over prolonged period – planned offence – higher than mid-range seriousness
(2007) 171 A Crim R 560
Three offenders robbed 44y female in car park of railway station at night
Borderline disabled – maladjusted – difficult background – drug and alcohol problems
(2007) 172 A Crim R 505
Long history of drug related offences – breached parole.
Armed robbery of bank - smashed bank window with sledgehammer - stole $60,577.73
Drug addiction - offence committed for purchase of drugs - Prospects of rehabilitation
 NSWCCA 244
(35% plea and assist)
NPP 1y 4m
Approached male victim at ATM in shopping centre – demanded money and told victim he had a knife – victim was plainclothes police officer.
Offence committed under duress from other persons who had planned the robbery.
 NSWCCA 348
Female - approached female victim – told victim to give her bag - threatened and scuffle ensued – A was holding knife – bystanders came by and held A.
Drug abuse rehabilitation – reason to give rehabilitation prominence in sentencing.
 NSWCCA 14
Goods in custody
Robbed newsagency of $800 – victim unable to verify actual weapon.
Planned offence – little prospect of rehabilitation – drug abuse.
 NSWCCA 198
Robbed service station attendant armed with knife – stole money and cigarettes – Robbery filmed on CCTV and screened on television – No response from public – Within three days applicant attended police station with parents and made full admissions.
Strong subjective case – Voluntary disclosure - Affected by death of cousin – Alcohol abuse – Depression.
 NSWCCA 305
Sched: 5 offences
(2009) 193 A Crim R 574
Robbed victim of mobile phone on city street – threatened victim with knife.
Out of character – personal circumstances led to clouded judgement.
(Full details not outlined in judgment).
 NSWCCA 3
Sched: Att SMV
(concurrent sentence for breach)
Robbed service station armed with knife – told employee he would not hurt her – took $102.
Troubled background with physical and sexual abuse – extensive history of substance abuse – suffering mental condition at time of offence
 NSWCCA 13
With cooffender attended home of victim from whom had previously purchased drugs – pointed firearm at V demanding money and drugs – took mobile phone and cigarettes
Abusive childhood – mild intellectual disability and mental illness – alcohol and drug abuse – no formal qualifications – special circumstances to allow for rehabilitation – first period of lengthy imprisonment
 NSWCCA 140
Drove cooffender to scene of robbery – waited in car while cooffender entered premised then drove coffender away – cooffender threatened shopkeeper with knife and took money.
Manifest inadequacy – However, A had already completed NPP and CCA dated sentence so that A need not return to custody.
 NSWCCA 189
AR s 97(1)
NPP 1y 9m
Threatened nurse and doctor with needle at hospital – stole quantity of hospital drugs.
Had suffered very serious injury from which suffered significant pain and loss of mobility for which drugs were required – suicidal.
SJ failed to take into account mental state.
 NSWCCA 251
(s 9 CSPA)
Robbed male walking down street at 1am – took $5 – friends in car – intoxicated – impulsive and unpremeditated offence
First offence - Evidence of rehabilitation
 NSWCCA 48
Threatened tobacconist with knife – victim cut on arm – left when customer entered shop
 NSWCCA 84
1y 51 weeks
Suspended sentence s 12
Reckless wound in company
Assault, armed robbery, AOABH. On bond.
Robbed 2 young male victims late at night – threatened with knife by S – Crown could not prove that Y was aware of the knife – took mobile phones, bankcards small amounts of money from each victim.
Y - depressive condition- genuinely remorseful- high prospects of rehabilitation- full-time employment
S - severe depressive condition –good prospects for rehabilitation
 NSWCCA 29
2 x s.112(2)
Four offenders robbed service station – co-offender carried fake pistol and offender carried machete – broke into stores by smashing windows and stole goods.
First time adult prison
 NSWCCA 315
NPP 3y 4m 15d
With co-offender robbed 15 year old male V at train station – threat of a weapon in that A pretended he had a knife – made V follow them - took cash and other items.
Drug addiction – Aboriginal
 NSWCCA 28
s.97(1) (assault with intent to rob)
s.93G - discharge firearm
(total discount 30%)
With three co-offenders attempted to rob bank – left when unable to get past security screens – forced people from car and stole car to escape – 20 days later fired shots into air while being pursued by two cars of men firing shots – found in possession of revolver and pistol upon arrest
Extensive assistance – total 30%
 NSWCCA 113
s.97(1) attempt with intent to rob
NPP 2y 8m
NPP 2y 11m
Demanded money from café at 6am – no money in till – shortly after demanded money from news agency armed with knife – left when threatened by employee – vulnerable victims
Early drug addiction
 NSWCCA 170
1y 6m concurrent
Robbed jewellery store in company of male armed with axe and claw hammer – Stole $10,000 worth of goods
Aboriginal raised in environment of extreme domestic violence – subjected to sexual and physical abuse at hands of father and institution - early drug and alcohol abuse – low intellectual ability – institutionalised – mental health issues
 NSWCCA 318
Threatened elderly couple on property with knife – demanded guns – threatened to kill or cut throat - alternatively aggressive and calm – after some time was given keys and took guns while victims escaped to neighbouring property
Under influence of ice at time of offence – working with two co-accused
 NSWCCA 172
Robbed two jewellery stores – smashed glass cabinets – took jewellery to value of $44k on each occassion - none recovered – A stated jewellery sold to drug suppliers.
Mental health issues – drug use.
 NSWCCA 178
NPP 1y 8m
Robbed petrol station of $400 – smashed through glass pane with hammer - threatened station attendant with cigarette lighter and aerosol can which A ignited – V afraid he would be burnt.
Difficult upbringing - genuine remorse -initiative taken by A to rehabilitate – attempt to commence tertiary studies – articulate.
Aboriginal – social disadvantage.
 NSWCCA 190
Sched: Armed Robbery
Both offences committed within a few hours in 2013 – Robbed restaurant pointing item that looked like a pistol at store employee – took $13000 from cash register.
Delay in sentencing.
 NSWCCA 224
Possess prohibited weapon
(taking into account 236 days PSC)
Broke into office of service station at night and threatened employee with hunting knife – demanded money – stole phones – search of house found hand held Taser
History of drug use – on bail for appeal – if not assessed as suitable for ICO appeal to be dismissed
 NSWCCA 16