Tony Beach’s client pleaded guilty to a raft of charges and was sentenced to two years imprisonment. ?However, the client instructed that the decision be appealed to the High Court. ?The appeal was based on the grounds that the judge should have imposed home detention. ?After considering written submissions and hearing extensive argument from Tony Beach the High Court agreed that a sentence of home detention was appropriate. ?The sentence of imprisonment was vacated and a sentence of ten months home detention was imposed.