Conny Lenneberg
Executive Director, Brotherhood of St. Laurence

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By Dina Bowman and Seuwandi Wickramasinghe 2020

What needs to change, for single mothers to be able to build a secure future for their families?

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By Amber Mills, Suyin Ng, James Finnis, Kate Grutzner and Bhairavi Raman 2020

The crisis may be easing, but for mature-age, low-income Australians the consequences are likely to persist. New research shines a light on this group who have so far been overlooked.

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By Sharon Bond and Deborah Keys 2020

What works to achieve effective employment services for young people? This report presents lessons from the evaluation of the Transition to Work Community of Practice

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