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Kobie Duncan

Kobie Duncan is a Youth Ambassador for Just Reinvest NSW.

Kobie is 18 years old and was born and raised in Maroubra, Sydney. Kobie’s mob is the Yuin Nation from the South coast and Gamilaroi people from Moree. He has been involved with Weave Youth and Community Services through the Kool Kids Club Program since he was in primary school and is currently still connected to support through Weave. Kobie believes that justice reinvestment is important to provide services that guide young people and provide opportunities for them to reach their goals. Kobie is a talented musician and has written and performed his own original rap songs, including songs about justice reinvestment and the impact of incarceration on families and communities. Kobie is a committed and successful boxer and he holds the current NSW Featherweight title. Kobie has presented at conferences and told his story at Change the Record forums. He is a role model and peer mentor for children and young people in his community.

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