Day: June 30, 2014

Chambers divided over free education

June 30, 2014

A debate for a mock Bill on free education has divided the chambers at the 2014 Victorian Youth Parliament. The topic got heated quickly, with many of the participants of age where they are contemplating further studies after school. “We cannot allow excessively high university fees to deter Australians going to University,”
said Hon. Irena Vecris, […]

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Youth Governor opens 2014 Youth Parliament

June 30, 2014

The 2014 YMCA Victorian Youth Parliament Program is officially open. Youth Governor, William Stojkovski. officially declared parliament in session, with a poetic speech that drew a wide round of applause. “Will’s speech was incredible”, Youth Premier, Oussama Abou-Zeid said. Abou-Zeid said he was “very nervous, excited” about the weeks sessions. Stojkvski said he found inspiration […]

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‘Life skills’ to help high school students

June 30, 2014

Students from Overnewton Anglican Community College have spent the last month drafting their proposed Bill, “Mandatory Life Skills Classes Bill”. “Education is an importing part of creating a successful society but there are many vital skills that students are not getting from their education today,” said team leader, Asthon Buijs. “Everyone deserves to know how […]

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