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I recently attended a Matua Talanoa session as a part of my local council's efforts to address the enormous representation of Pacific Islander youth represented in Victoria's Juvenile detention centres.  ABC reported that Pacific Islander youth make up a total of 14 percent of youths who are sentenced and spend time in a Juvenile detention centre. This is a huge number.   During our parent discussions, we found that one reason for this discord causing issues in homes is intergenerational conflict and lack of communication.  With one area being the dreams and aspirations of our youth not being heard by parents...

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