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We had:

Julie Hourigan, CEO of SHINE for Kids and SHINE Townsville Practice Manager, talking about child advocacy group respond to Queensland youth crime charges.

Jade McAlear, Australian Catholic University (ACU) graduate, talking about the special graduation held for her after her car accident. Jade was in a coma following a horrific car when her parents Karen and Zac received her degree on her behalf last year. She has now accepted her bachelor of Occupational Therepy award herself in a special graduation ceremony organised by ACU’s School of Allied Health and the Jim-baa-yer Indigenous Higher Education Unit. Credit to ACU for the supplied photo.

Dr Sandra March, from UQ’s School of Dentistry, talking about Indigenous communities benefit from student-run dental clinic enhancing oral health. Research conducted by the University of Queensland has shown a dental clinic managed by students in rural Queensland has significantly enhanced the oral health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members.

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