Day: June 13, 2014

The Kilmore International School students expect international focus

June 13, 2014

With students originating from as far as China, Indonesia, India and Japan, The Kilmore International School has immersed itself in a multicultural environment. Year 11 student Irene Park was born in South Korea, moving to Australia when she was three. She has studied three languages, in addition to her fluent English and Korean. Park and […]

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Highview students want government standards for organic products

June 13, 2014

A team of six young Victorians are pushing for the government to implement standards for organic agricultural products. The six passionate Highview College students have recognised the current lack of regulations in the labelling of organic products, and as a result feel there is a need to provide consumer trust in the rapidly growing industry. The […]

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Move to improve sexual education in Victoria

June 13, 2014

A group of young students from Hoppers Crossing are hoping to improve the way schools in Victoria teach sexual education and address issues on gender identity. The students have drafted the Comprehensive Sexual Education Act to be debated in this year’s YMCA Youth Parliament. The Bill isn’t restricted to just teaching students how to put a condom […]

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Representing Hobsons Bay City Council: young people push for increased public transport in Victoria

June 13, 2014

This July, six young people from Hobsons Bay will put forward a Bill in this years Victorian Youth Parliament to change state government legislation and introduce round the clock public transport. The team is confident Youth Parliament will let them reach out to politicians in state government. “We want to make sure that everyone gets home […]

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