Through research, services and advocacy, the Brotherhood of St Laurence helps people experiencing disadvantage at all stages of life to build a better future for themselves and their families.

Persistent disadvantage

Latest research: almost a quarter of Australians who escape poverty are poor again in two years, says our research analysis in a new report.
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Federal Budget response

The Federal Budget has begun steps to address the crisis of youth unemployment hitting our neighbourhoods - and nation. Read our response.
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Youth Employment Campaign

The Brotherhood of St Laurence's national campaign My Chance, Our Future aims to draw attention to the crisis of youth unemployment in Australia.
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