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Reflecting on a year- Burnie Youth Council

Danielle reflects on the ‘feel good’ values of Burnie Youth Council and her time as Youth Mayor. “I had some of the Year 6 councillors asking me about high school, as they’re getting ready to go there next year… We (seniors) are like a mentor, icon or whatever,” she says with a wry sense of humour. The peer relationships and peer to peer learning, across age groups, suburbs and schools are a value of this initiative that possibly exceeds all other outcomes.

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