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We had:

Professor Tom Calma, National Coordinator for Tackling Indigenous Smoking discussing how the SAX institute recently published a paper on the success of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tobacco control.

Andrew Kay, CEO and founder of the World Literacy Foundation talking about how the pandemic is causing a catastrophic rise in illiteracy.

Trevor Torrens, General Manager for Asbestos Disease Support Society (ADSS) discussing how asbestos diseases still impacts the community. Mr Torrens said that the aftermath of asbestos is still being felt across the community, with 64 members of ADSS dying in 2019 because of exposure to asbestos decades before.

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