Passionate young Queenslanders say adults are not listening

“They took that huge adjustment [from disruption in 2020] and they stepped up.”

Young people surveyed wanted more education and less stigma about mental health, and changes to the education system to include less focus on academic grades and more lessons to prepare them for adult life.

They also wanted action on the environment, urging leaders to address climate change and habitat destruction.

“Summer’s artwork is a picture of her and mummy at her favourite park where there are ducks and swans in a pond and she feeds them. Summer and her family go on long walks to the ducky and swan pond, sometimes they also see turtles.” -Summer, 4 years.Credit:Growing up in Queensland report

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