Author Archives: Chris Marmo

Youthlaw volunteer intake 2016 – Now Open

 Our 2016 annual intake of volunteers is NOW Open .

Please read this application  form that includes the criteria . Submit your application by 5pm Friday 4 March 2016.

NOTE :  In the application we indicate 14th March as the selection evening however given this is a public holiday it will now be Tues.

Urgent need to reform Victoria’s police complaints system

In February 2016 the Victorian parliament will debate reforms to the Independent Broad -based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) to fight corruption.

We welcome changes that will strengthen the ability of IBAC to investigate corrupt public servants, politicians and judiciary and strengthen Victoria’s integrity system with increased powers and scope for the Auditor-General and the Ombudsman.

Police charged over assault of teenagers

Impressive action by a father of one of the teens. Most young people who experience serious mistreatment by police do not challenge it or lodge a complaint . This is because such complaints are dealt with internally by Victoria Police.