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Tasmanian youth speak up on health issues

The Tasmanian Youth Forum (TYF) will today launch their communiqué on Health and Wellbeing with the Minister for Community Development, Cassy O’Connor MP.   The TYF communiqué on health and wellbeing, written by TYF member Caitlin Frost, details the results of the day-long statewide Hey Good Lookin’ Forum, held on International World Aids Day in December last year. TYF website

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