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Do young people care about party politics?

Tuesday 28th November / presented by Kylie Sturgess

As the university year winds down for students across the state, we’ll be shining the spotlight on the work of students at University of Notre Dame in Fremantle.

From the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street, across the globe, young adults are often at the heart of influential political movements. But what about Australia? Political party membership in this country has been in decline over the last 20 years, but the average age of a party member continues to rise. Does this mean are our youth are apathetic towards political participation? Reporter Adrian Rauso from Notre Dame investigated.

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