Day: 7 July 2018

Youths Join the Push for Rape Trial Reform.

July 7, 2018

By Kyra Gillespie (@kyra_gillespie) VICTORIAN Secondary students have joined the push for rape trial reform, taking it to the 2018 YMCA Youth Parliament this week to call for a review of the court system. The Bill titled ‘Rape Trial Reform’, was introduced at the YMCA Youth Parliament and calls for further measures be introduced to […]

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Presbyterian Ladies’ College moves ahead with Family Violence Rehabilitation bill

July 7, 2018

Written by Kim Koelmeyer The “Family Violence Rehabilitation Program Bill 2018” sponsored by Presbyterian Ladies’ College (PLC) has passed Youth Parliament this afternoon. PLC’s bill provides an avenue for rehabilitation for perpetrators of family violence, allowing perpetrators to re-integrate into society and their families. They emphasised a model of rehabilitation that will reduce recidivism more than […]

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