Protective services officers - new law The first PSOs started to patrol during the week beginning 20 February 2012.
Who are protective services officers?
Protective Services Officers (PSOs) are armed & uniformed officers who have been given the power to apprehend, arrest, search & fine people. Their powers are restricted to particular areas called 'designated places'.
Murdoch Children's Research Institute are recruiting adolescents aged 12-17 who are overweight to join a free weight management trial called 'Staying Fit' run from the Royal Children's Hospital. The Research Institute will be contacting local services throughout Banyule to recruit young people for this project. If you are interested in participating, or would like further information please contact Murdoch Research Institute on 1300 766 439 or go to http://www.mcri.edu.au
NMIT's Youth Unit in conjunction with the Youth Connections program present a free seminar to explore effective ways to develop a strong and supportive parent-teenager relationship, manage adolescent behaviour and guide teenagers in the right direction.
The seminar will look at the changing nature of your role as a parent, including:
Banyule Youth Services are offering two students in Years 10-12 the exciting opportunity to attend the UN Youth State Conference - 'The World at Seven Billion'.
The State Conference will be held from March 9 -12. Two young people from Banyule will join over 80 students from across Australia to grapple with some of the hugest impending challenges to our world today in discussion, debate and interactive workshops.