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Community Meetings

Community Meetings

Mr BARTON (Eastern Metropolitan) (13:20): This winter break has been very busy out in my electorate, where I have been meeting with community leaders and organisations. I met with Stacey and Kim from the St Kilda Gatehouse, who run the young women’s project. This...
Community Meetings

Box Hill CIS

Today, Rod met Alan Ritter and the rest of the team at Box Hill CIS. They discussed all the services they offer, as well as how demand for these services has changed during the pandemic. Box Hill CIS is an emergency relief organisation that provides those in need with...
Youth Law Australia

Youth Law Australia

This week Rod had a zoom meeting with Tiffany Overall from Youth Law Australia to discuss the upcoming Children, Youth & Families (Raise the Age) Amendment Bill 2021. This bill looks to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 years. Youth Law...
Look Good, Feel Better

Look Good, Feel Better

This week Rod spoke with the Look Good Feel Better team. Their program helps support women, men and teens living with cancer. In particular, they focus on building confidence of those undergoing cancer treatments. Their home confidence kits and workshops clearly make...
Young Womens Project

Young Womens Project

Rod visited Stacey and Kim from St Kilda Gatehouse to learn more about their Young Women’s Project. This project is all about early intervention. The St Kilda Gatehouse team work with girls and women aged between 12 and 25 who are at risk of sexual exploitation. This...