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Niamh O'Malley
General Manager, Social Enterprises

Niamh O’Malley manages the Brotherhood's portfolio of social enterprises which include 20 community stores run partly by volunteers, and an online secondhand bookshop.

Before that, Niamh held senior roles in human resources and project management in the public and private sectors. She also co-founded and managed a waste management and cleaning services business which won international contracts in Canada and the UK, including for several sites at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

Niamh is a board member of Foodbank Victoria. 


The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

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