Day: 29 June 2015

Youth Parliament Gives Homeless Youth a Voice

June 29, 2015

Nathan Fioritti Housing & Local Government Reporter YMCA Youth Press Gallery Youth homelessness is a substantial issue in Victoria that, unfortunately, does not receive the attention warranted by the alarmingly high rates within the state. During the YMCA’s 29th annual Youth Parliament, which commences this week, Victorian youth from all kinds of backgrounds, including young […]

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Politicians pay tribute to young leaders at official opening

June 29, 2015

Ben Kimber Features Writer and Law & Order Reporter YMCA Youth Press Gallery POLITICIANS of all persuasions praised Victoria’s aspiring leaders at Monday’s official opening of the YMCA Youth Parliament. Youth Affairs Minister Jenny Mikakos and Opposition Leader Matthew Guy put politics aside to reflect on the importance of Victoria’s youth.  “What an auspicious occasion […]

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Phoenix Students Seek End of Jumps Racing

June 29, 2015

Samuel Ord Environment & Social Justice Reporter YMCA Youth Press Gallery A group of students from Phoenix P-12 Community College have submitted a Bill to the YMCA Youth Parliament calling for the criminalisation of jumps racing in Victoria. The Bill, categorised by its concern for the welfare of horses across Australia competing in competition jumps racing, […]

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