Students from Wodonga Senior Secondary College will present their views on lowering the P-plate licence age in Victoria when the parliamentary inquiry holds a public hearing in Wodonga on Tuesday 4 October.
The public hearing will be from 9:15 am to 3:00 pm at the Wodonga Senior Secondary College, 80 Brockley Street, Wodonga.
Also presenting their views will be the Wodonga Chamber of Commerce, the Wodonga Institute of TAFE, and the Department of Employment.
The public hearing will include an open forum from 1:45 pm at which members of the community can share their views about the P-plate licence age.
The inquiry is being conducted by the Law Reform, Road and Community Safety Committee.
Issues being considered by the Committee include the impacts of lowering the probationary driving age in Victoria to 17, the adequacy of current transport infrastructure and services available to young Victorians, particularly in regional Victoria, and strategies that could help remove transport barriers for young people to access employment, study and training.
More than 100 submissions have been received for the inquiry.
The public hearing schedule and the submissions are available from the Committee’s website.