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Young people need hope and jobs, not gesture politics

8 April 2017

9:23 AM

8 April 2017

9:23 AM

Calls from two Nick Xenophon Team parliamentarians and Independent Member for Indi Cathy McGowan to establish a Federal Minister for Young People proves that bad ideas in Federal politics are not the exclusive domain of the major parties.

NXT MP Rebekha Sharkie has justified the idea by claiming that “children and young people feel like they’re being spoken at, not spoken with by the federal government,” “Justin Trudeau is also the Minister for Youth in his country” and this is “not just a left wing idea.

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