This table is intended to be used as a guide only. Individual cases should be read if they are to be relied upon.
s.59Crimes Act- Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm (5 years maximum)
Baugh(18)NSW CCA 27.5.1999
3y GBB(1y 2d PSC)
Crown AA2 years PD
Acquitted of manslaughter - Followed and punched Complainant after C refused to give cigarette - Skull and brain damage after falling upon concrete ground - Kicked by co-offender - C subsequently died
Bloomfield(34)NSW CCA 21.7.1999
Driving, resist arrest
During argument with daughter punched her 5-6 times in face, pushed her to ground and kicked in stomach - C fell on protruding screw causing bleeding to head - Under influence of alcohol.
PhilpNSW CCA 16.8.1999
AA2y 6m GBB
Assault - no previous custody.
Slapped female at party causing bruised lip.
Lockyer(28)NSW CCA 14.7.2000
AOABHSched:Possess cannabisPossess heroinGIC
MT 2yAT 8m
Lengthy - drugs, property, violence - previous custody.
With co-accused went to Complainants' house to collect debt from C's girlfriend - Attacked C with piece of wood and kicked to head and body while on floor.
PeresNSW CCA 7.8.2000
Larceny and possess prohibited drug
Savage assault on male acquaintance outside hotel - Punched and kicked complainant on ground - Spontaneous response to perceived homosexual advanceProvided most evidence for offence - On bail for 2y without re-offending - Relative youth
Moran(24)NSW CCA 7.8.2000
9m PD (cumulative on existing sentence)
Violence. Previous custody.
Punched spouse in eye and pushed against wall - Caused bruising to cheek, eye and backBreached bail and AVO.
Howard(19)NSW CCA 11.8.2000
With group of co-offenders approached Complainant and friend calling them 'faggots'- C punched and fell to ground - Suffered bleeding requiring stitches and broken ankle.Aboriginality - Deprived background.
Burke(34)NSW CCA 20.2.2001
Drugs, AR, BES.
Approached female (39 weeks pregnant) grabbing handbag - Complainant fell to ground suffering abrasions to shoulder and arm.Drugs - Rehabilitation.
NajjarinNSW CCA 1.3.2001
3 x AOABH
12m PD2y GBB(concurrent)
Assaulted ex-girlfriend on three occasions - Punched twice and struck with baseball bat on third occasions - Domestic disputes - Serious bruising.
Stebbings(28)NSW CCA 2.7.2001
AA2y 6mNPP 15m
Violence, property. Previous custody.
Punched de facto wife in face during argument as she was driving car - Caused bruised eye and cheek.
A Mallott(27)T Mallott(28)NSW CCA 10.9.2001
Driving, drugs, fraud
Assaulted female during domestic type argument - Swelling and bruising to face and neck.
Elijah-Jack(22)NSW CCA 16.5.2002
Punched and hit de facto following argument - Uncharacteristic - Under influence alcohol.
AchurchNSW CCA 9.6.2004
AA12mNPP 9m 13d(immediate release)
Lengthy record but no full time custody
Entered caravan of neighbour in early hours of morning - Head butted male and poured beer on male and female - Serious offenceSentence manifestly excessive
18mNPP 6m -Parole cond not to consume alcohol
AA in part15mNPP 6mRemove cond against alcohol
Lengthy, including prison
Alcoholic Aboriginal woman stabbed friend during drinking session - no recollection of event - no intention to harm - breached parole by driving unlicensed and MRPCA -attended D&A camp - didn't get on with parole officerPoor health, including heart disease and kidney malfunction
El Masri(21)NSW CCA 29.4.2005
Struck male stranger in head at public toilet - angered by perceived sexual advanceFailure to consider matter could have been dealt with in Local Court
Cotter(37)NSW CCA 6.5.2005
Slapped de facto wife on face - acquitted of more serious sexual offencesDelay - No error in judge ensuring treatment for psychological and emotional problems continue
Shillingsworth(34)NSW CCA 10.3.2010
3yNPP 2y 3m(1y concurrent)
Extensive record - breached bail for assaults on same victim
Struck de facto wife while walking home intoxicated - punched and kicked on ground dislodging front teeth - reacted to provocative commentAboriginal with low intelligence and disadvantaged background - substance abuse
(served 4m ISO)
Record including violence
Punched complainant in nightclub � convicted of AOABH in company at trial for recklessly inflict GBH in company � offence reduced to AOABH on appeal
Unidentified bodily harm � isolated offence - good character
NSW CCA 
2 x AOABHAssault
NPP 1y 4m
Offensive conduct, assault, ABH.
Living with B and V�s young child � dragged V from bed causing C to fall and hit jaw on bed causing bleeding to lip and bruising � hit V
to side of head near V�s eye causing injury.
Breach of bond and AVO imposed only few months earlier in regard to same V.
Single punch to V (stranger) outside nightclub �
no explanation as to why incident occurred � A was drunk at time and offence out of character � could not recall incident.
Employed � remorse - rehabilitation
 NSWCCA 187
A and V were inmates in goal working in laundry
- V saw A spraying some cigarette butts with Mortein and putting dirty underwear in the M�s locker, another inmate - V confronted A -
in response A
hit V on back of head � as V turned around, A punched V�s eye -
A holding a sharp object which perforated V�s eye - V taken to hospital where eye removed