The maximum penalty for the offence of “riot.”

According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:

  • Prison: 67%
  • Suspended Sentence: 20%
  • CSO: 13%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 13 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6.5 months in prison.