Day: 2 July 2014

Drivers over 65 may soon have to resit their driving test

July 2, 2014

Drivers over 65 may see themselves re-sitting their driving test, after a Bill drafted by Phoenix Community College was passed in the Legislative Assembly of Youth Parliament on Tuesday. The Bill for ‘Mandatory driving tests for elderly citizens’ was introduced by Phoenix team member, Maddison Sharp. “Our Bill aims to prevent incidents before they occur, […]

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Council defeats push to enforce stricter parental legal responsibilities

July 2, 2014

The Bill calling for increased responsibilities of parents failed to pass in the Legislative Council for Youth Parliament on Tuesday. The Bill introduced a range of legislative changes, which would enforce parents and guardians to be more legally responsible for their children’s health, wellbeing and behaviour within the community. “Parents, it seems, are legally immune […]

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Sustainable building Bill sparks great debate

July 2, 2014

The Melbourne Girls College Bill had teams debating climate change in the Legislative Council on Tuesday. Although it was agreed climate change was an issue needing to be addressed, the Bill had teams divided. “A more thoughtful and gentle approach should be taken,” said Bendigo team member, Sophie Rhule. Small businesses and costs were big […]

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