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“Politicians of all parties must understand that the roots of youth disengagement stem from petty machinations that do nothing to reflect the diversity of us as people or our nuanced interests as citizens.”

Tasman, 24, QLD
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“I have lots of time off-duty to just have fun and be a dog, but I love my job and while my vest is on I need people to treat me the same as they would a piece of medical equipment. I should be able to go places without being stared at, stopped by strangers, or yelled at.”

Kirby, 23 (dog years), QLD.
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“Teachers have the job of preparing the next cohort of doctors, lawyers, engineers, writers, and stockbrokers for their chosen careers, yet our chosen career is looked down upon, when that important place in society should always be valued.”

Em, 20, QLD
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“I wish the government knew the financial burden that competing in high level sport, volunteering, academics, or music puts on regional students and young people.”

Holly, 19, QLD
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“Whether it’s the daily sexual harassment I can experience at my retail job, or a male student cutting me off while speaking in class, or one of the thousands of similar situations my female friends and I could experience, it all matters and it all negatively impacts a woman’s confidence and experience and her opportunities thereafter.”

Jordana, 21, QLD
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“Understandably, the world can feel like a dark place. War, famine and social inequality runs rampant. But I genuinely believe that ultimately the environment needs to stop being pushed under the rug.”

Reece, 16, QLD