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We had:

Steve Renouf, Consumer Advocate, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Champion at the Australian Digital Health Agency, talking about the April Media Brief, Managing health while traveling, Parkinson’s Awareness, Long COVID.

Debbie Kilroy, Neta-Rie Mabo and Ruby Wharton from Sisters Inside Inc, talking about how the Cairns Regional Council are called on to stand up and block State’s prison plan. “Cairns Regional Council has the capacity to inform the Palaszczuk Government that they disagree with the development of two prisons for children and we are asking them to do that,” Ms Kilroy said.

PLO Stephen Grant and Senior Sergeant Glen De Lai, talking about Jacks Law. In 2021 legislation was passed to enable the trial of handheld scanners in the Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach Safe Night Precincts (SNPs) This was a preventative strategy to target knife crime on the Gold Coast.

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