Day: 3 July 2015

Increased Opportunities for Homeless Youth Bill Passes in Youth Parliament

July 3, 2015

Luke Collins Housing & Local Government Reporter YMCA Youth Press Gallery The team of students from Swinburne University have taken positive steps in Youth Parliament to further their goal of increasing opportunities for homeless youth. The team’s bill proposes to open three age-tiered “opportunity centres” within a 5km radius of the Melbourne CBD area, the […]

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Students Crack Down on Carbon Emissions

July 3, 2015

Lauren Colosimo Environment & Social Justice Reporter YMCA Youth Press Gallery A climate conscious group of students from Firbank and Brighton Grammar schools have devised a Bill that factors the price of carbon into vehicle registrations. As part of the YMCA Youth Parliament, the students drafted the Bill and debated it in the Victorian Parliament […]

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Hoppers Crossing Secondary School’s Gender Equity Pay Bill Passes

July 3, 2015

Alice Rennison Women’s Affairs Reporter YMCA Youth Press Gallery Hoppers Crossing Secondary School’s gender equity Bill passed unanimously on Thursday morning. The Bill was passionately debated with the opposition pointing out that the Federal government has already legislated mandatory equal pay through Fair Work Australia. However, the team rebutted back that Fair Work Australia is […]

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