Tuesday July 4th – Legislative Assembly

 9.39am- Bill on the Classification of Edible Consumables' Environmental Footprint kicks off with Nicholas Barker of Castlemaine. 9.44am- Tanna Reynolds points out the difficulties of executing this bill for smaller producers. It is not "easy peasy lemon squeezy but lemon difficult lemon difficult lemon difficult!" 9.49am- This bill helps "fight against waste and needless pollution" in … Continue reading Tuesday July 4th – Legislative Assembly

Day three of Youth Parliament – Live Blog Archive

5:30PM It's over. Youth Parliament closes with a ceremony in Parliament's Legislative Assembly. On the last day, the KGI's Bill to introduce alcohol plain packaging was defeated, as was the Bill to raise the drinking age from 18 to 21 in Victoria. Most importantly, this year's Youth Governor, Will Stojkovski, handed the position over to … Continue reading Day three of Youth Parliament – Live Blog Archive

Day two of Youth Parliament – Live Blog Archive

6:01PM Things got pretty heated by the end of the day. Literally. Members in the Legislative Council were told they could remove their jackets. The heat must have made them crazy, because things got very shouty in the Council, but also giggly. The Speakers in both chambers were calling for order several times by the … Continue reading Day two of Youth Parliament – Live Blog Archive

Representing Hobsons Bay City Council: young people push for increased public transport in Victoria

This July, six young people from Hobsons Bay will put forward a Bill in this years Victorian Youth Parliament to change state government legislation and introduce round the clock public transport. The team is confident Youth Parliament will let them reach out to politicians in state government. "We want to make sure that everyone gets home … Continue reading Representing Hobsons Bay City Council: young people push for increased public transport in Victoria

Youth Parliament 2014: Getting Started

    2014 Youth Parliament Youth Governor Will Stojkovski looks back at the YP training weekend and speaks with Oussama Abou-Zeid, 2014 Youth Premier. The weekend of 30 May 2014 was not normal. It wasn't mundane, it wasn’t dreary (despite the weather) and it definitely was not normal. On the weekend in question, 120 young … Continue reading Youth Parliament 2014: Getting Started