Day: 3 July 2017

Matter of Public Importance: Should the CSIRO receive more funding to research climate change?

July 3, 2017

Lucy Andrews The 31st  Victorian YMCA’s Youth Parliament commenced on July 3, 2017, with a debate on introducing further funding for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Chosen by the public, the often contentious topic of the Matter of Public Importance is a traditional debate in Youth Parliament, previous topics including legalising euthanasia and […]

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We’re Excited, We Hope You Are Too

July 3, 2017

Sean, the team and I have been working super hard over the last few months to smash out our reporting of the upcoming 2017 Youth Parliament of Victoria. We’ve done our sessions with giants in the Victorian media like Angus Livingston, Meg Raynor and 3AWs Lauren Hilbert, learning all we can about writing and editing […]

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Monday July 3rd 2017

July 3, 2017

9.41am- The Australian National Anthem is played as Youth Parliament official proceedings get underway. 9.45am- Youth Parliament pays their respects to the traditional owners of our lands, the Wurundjeri people. 9.53am- “Youth Parliament is an opportunity for young people’s voices to be heard” – Minister for Youth Affairs Jenny Mikakos opens the 2017 Youth Parliament of Victoria. 9.59am- […]

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