Tasmania's future leaders are making their presence known after applications for the Commission for Children and Young People Youth Ambassador Program exceeded 200.
Tasmanian children commissioner Leanne McLean said seven key themes had been identified by the state's young people.
The issues include education and job opportunities, safety, access to services, more opportunity to participate, equality and climate change.
Ms McLean said the large number of applications proved that young people have a lot to say and want to be heard.
"We will workshop those issues. We're asking three big questions: what's going well, what can be improved, and how can we improve it," she said.
"We will then use that information in all our submissions and all our advocacy with decision makers around the state."
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The first meeting, with the more than 40 Northern representatives, was held in Launceston on Wednesday.
"We put the call out about a month or so ago for people who would like to work with me to tell me what's important to them," Ms McLean said.
"And to find out how we can make Tasmania a better place for children and young people."
On Tuesday, the commissioner met about 40 of the North-West participants in Devonport.
"They came from as far as the West Coast and Circular Head and Zeehan," she said.
"Now we're meeting 40 here in Launceston and they're from as far as field as Ringarooma, Bridport and George Town, and all around Launceston."
The young people will get a chance to meet the state's leaders later this year and tell them about their ideas.
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