Victorian Electoral Commission

Optional voting rights for young Victorians

June 18, 2014

Secondary students are demanding an optional voting system for 16 and 17 year olds in Victorian State elections. Six students from Westbourne Grammar School have drafted the Optional Youth Voting in Victoria Bill for the upcoming Youth Parliament in July. The Bill allows young people aged 16 and 17 to vote in State elections, yet […]

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Call for alcohol to come in plain packaging to protect the young

June 18, 2014

Students from Melbourne’s Korin Gamadji Institute are fighting for alcohol to come in plain packaging just like cigarettes. The group of students have drafted the Bill, ‘Act relating to the Plain Packaging of Alcohol’, to be debated in this year’s YMCA Youth Parliament. If successful, the Bill could be passed on to the Victorian Parliament, […]

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