Successful Debate for St. Bede’s

By Christine Nguyen. The future of education is looking bright for Victorian schools with St Bede’s College passing their Bill on the final day of the 2018 YMCA Youth Parliament. Refuted by the Ivanhoe Girls team, The Life Skills Education Development Bill 2018 was passed with three amendments made. The team consists of Aaron Arthur, Dillon … Continue reading Successful Debate for St. Bede’s

Youths Join the Push for Rape Trial Reform.

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 … Continue reading Youths Join the Push for Rape Trial Reform.

Wonthaggi Secondary College lead the way on Youth Court Services Reform

Photo and words by Tyson Whelan. (twitter: tyson_whelan) Wonthaggi Secondary College successfully pushed their Reform of Youth Court Services Bill through Victorian Youth Parliament following an emotional debate on Thursday. The bill, tabled by Michelle Porteous, co-sponsored by Jack Mendes, Miora Trainor, Tahlia Caccamo, Silvie Starlight and Jacinta Woodcock received a 39 to 15 majority … Continue reading Wonthaggi Secondary College lead the way on Youth Court Services Reform

Success for Ivanhoe Girls Grammar in the Legislative Assembly

Pictured, left - right: Amelia Fuhr, Georgia Martin, Brigitte Fraser, Megan Hince, Julia Adams and Linh Nguyen Image by Matthew Fletcher  Written by Georgia Mackenzie After a highly contentious debate in the Legislative Assembly the Food Production and Wastage Regulation Bill passed Youth Parliament on Tuesday. Tabled by the team from Ivanhoe Girls Grammar the … Continue reading Success for Ivanhoe Girls Grammar in the Legislative Assembly

Victory for Hoppers Crossing

Written by Shelby Brooks. It was smiles all round when the Hoppers Crossing Secondary College team exited the Legislative Assembly after a landslide vote to pass their Sex and Gender Education Bill. The Honourable Jagveer Singh sponsored the bill and was thrilled that the vote was 45 to 14. “It is an honour that we … Continue reading Victory for Hoppers Crossing