Our Reconciliation Journey

The Brotherhood of St. Laurence (BSL) is committed to working towards Reconciliation. We are working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to help achieve an Australia free of poverty.

Through our Reconciliation journey we work together, and learn from, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to build mutually respectful relationships through our Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan . We are also committed advancing the rights, equality and aspirations of First Nation Australians through our advocacy and support of a  Voice to Parliament  as well as the aspirations of the Uluru Statement of the Heart .

Our Journey


BSL has a vision for reconciliation that shows a country where Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples enjoy equal opportunities for participation in our community.

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BSL recognises the voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as expressed in the Uluru Statement from the Heart and accept the invitation to walk them in a movement for a better future.

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BSL supports Australia’s First Nations peoples in seeking a First Nations Voice in the Australian Constitution and a ‘Makarrata Commission’ to supervise a process of agreement-making and truth telling.

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At BSL, an Acknowledgement of Country should be delivered at the commencement of an event or meeting - but how should it be done?

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