Country youth

Many country towns are struggling to keep young adults from leaving regional Victoria. If they do choose to stay it is usually because of family, friends, or specific educational opportunites or career paths. Now, as Uschi Steedman discovers, sport is also playing its part. It seems local football clubs can also be a factor in persuading young men to stay in their home towns.
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Country Youth podcast