Mildura Youth Parliament: Young advocates have their say

Mildura’s Youth Parliament participants Alex Libchard, Bryce Watson, Jack Smith, Matt Golding
(back row) and Georgia Leutner and Hannah Jackson at Parliament House in Melbourne.
Mildura’s Youth Parliament participants Alex Libchard, Bryce Watson, Jack Smith, Matt Golding (back row) and Georgia Leutner and Hannah Jackson at Parliament House in Melbourne.

MILDURA’S next generation of passionate change advocates have made their voices heard in State Parliament and debated a Bill to victory which seeks to give young people in state care the option to do so until 21 years old.

Six aspiring politicians aged 17-22 from the Mildura Youth Parliament were among 120 participants from across Victoria to visit Parliament House in Melbourne this week.

Each regional group selected a Bill to debate and Hannah Jackson, Georgia Leutner, Jack Smith, Bryce Watson and Matt Golding argued for State Government backing for Home Stretch’s 'out-of-home-care support reform Bill'.

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