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State Constitutional Convention

Four students from LSC were privileged to represent the college at the State Constitutional Convention on September 3rdat State Parliament in Melbourne.  Angus Clarke, Eden Free, Isla Hickey and Phil Smith discussed, debated and presented on the topic of “Should we abolish the Legislative Council (Upper House) in Victoria?”
Students gained great insights into how to present to a large group and particularly how to complete a prepared and an impromptu speech. They presented their arguments in the Legislative Assembly which was presided over by Maree Edwards, MP (Deputy Speaker).
(The final vote for the proposal was as follows – against: 59, in favour: 10)


  1. Marty Box on 5 September 2019 at 3:16 pm

    Great job, team!

  2. Michelle Hickey on 5 September 2019 at 4:15 pm

    Isla enjoyed the day and gained a lot from the experience. Thanks Marty

  3. Stuart Smith on 6 September 2019 at 7:48 am

    Thanks Marty for making this day possible for the kids. It is a great experience!

  4. Zela Free on 8 September 2019 at 11:36 am

    Well done future leaders.

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