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'A country where all kids have equal opportunity for their dreams'

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In the month before State of Origin went west, Preston Campbell went north.

He travelled to the Pilbara region in Western Australia, where some of the state's rugby league players travelled eight hours to play a few games of rugby league and listen to his mental health workshops with the NRL State of Mind program which hopes to reduce a spike in suicide levels. The governing body planned to reach every rugby league club in the state.

Preston Campbell travelled to the Pilbara with the NRL State of Mind program.Credit:NRL Imagery

Afterwards, Campbell went to Alice Springs where he worked with former prison inmates trying to transition back into the community. The NRL is only a part of his community work, which is primarily backed by his own Preston Campbell Foundation to advance the cause of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Through it all he's watched and listen intently to the campaign for indigenous Australians to have a voice in the constitution two years on from the Uluru Statement from the........

© Brisbane Times