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Are young Australians politically engaged?


Young people are an important demographic for the major political parties, and they can have a substantial impact on the upcoming federal election. 

But they sometimes feel neglected in the political process and many are not enrolled to vote.

How can we get young Australians more politically engaged?

Luke Michael reports. 


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