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(From Canberra Times)
Byline: DAVID McLENNAN,
Picture: MARTIN JONES Assembly Reporter Young people needed to look for ways to have their voices heard because they couldn't vote, Labor MLA Katy Gallagher said yesterday. She encouraged students to join the youth wings of political parties, community groups, get involved in Assembly committee work, or talk to politicians at the Discovering Democracy Celebration as part of Democracy Week events. They could also ignore government altogether, and spread their ideas through the media, or attend rallies and protests. ACT Senator Margaret Reid said although political changes were sometimes slow, this gave more …