The Brotherhood of St Laurence has launched a campaign drawing attention to the ongoing crisis of underemployment across Australia.Read more »
The goal of inclusive growth addresses the linked concerns of boosting sustainable economic growth and reducing inequality. Read more »
Social inclusion is about allowing people to participate fully in the social and economic life of the nation – by having a job, receiving a secure and adequate income, and being closely connected to family, friends and the local community.Read more »
Many disadvantaged Australians lack the access to fair and affordable credit and financial services that others take for granted. Read more »
At the time of the Henry Review of taxation the Brotherhood of St Laurence urged the Australian Government to create a simpler, more efficient and fairer tax and transfer system that would increase social equity and promote greater opportunities for all Australians. Read more »
Climate change will affect every Australian and many of its impacts are likely to hit disadvantaged households hard. Read more »
To further its work for an Australia free of poverty the Brotherhood of St Laurence makes submissions to government and independent inquiries on policy issues which affect disadvantaged Australians.
View Brotherhood of St Laurence policy submissions from 2000 »
@TasCOSS tells Centrelink inquiry many Tasmanians with poor literacy received debt letters they could not understand #politas #auspol
Acknowledgement of country
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.