Par­lia­ment’s young voice

The Cairns Post - - NEWS -

EIGHTY-FIVE stu­dents from 14 schools in Cairns and the sur­round­ing re­gions par­tic­i­pated in the 2017 Cairns Youth Par­lia­ment at the Pa­cific Ho­tel yes­ter­day.

Queens­land Speaker Peter Welling­ton opened the event and thanked the youth mem­bers for their hard work and “for hav­ing their say on the is­sues that mat­ter to them”. He hoped stu­dents would be in­spired to take a greater role in the state’s demo­cratic process.

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