Events at the Brotherhood

The Brotherhood of St Laurence is a hub for events and discussions to advance our goal of an Australia free of poverty. Our calendar includes the lively lunchtime seminar series, annual Sambell Oration, and other information sessions and workshops on our programs and services.


What's on

Research and Policy Centre lunchtime seminar

Date 12:30 PM 01 November 2018 - 13:30 PM 01 November 2018
Location Father Tucker's Room, Brotherhood head office, 67 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

“Advancing the citizenship rights of people with disabilities and carers: A framework for balancing competing claims in income support policy”

You are invited to the next Brotherhood of St Laurence Research & Policy Centre Lunchtime Seminar, the third of our three seminars on actively re-examining the purpose and design for an equitable social security system. (please note slightly later start time)

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Major annual events

The Hope Prize

The Hope Prize short story competition encourages Australian writers to tackle a subject that is all too often hidden from public view. 
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Sambell Oration 2016

Named after former Brotherhood of St Laurence Executive Director Geoffrey Sambell, the Sambell Oration is an annual forum for ideas that advance a fairer Australia. 
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Contact us

General events
Email: events(at)bsl.org.au

Research and Policy lunchtime seminars
Email: jdouglas(at)bsl.org.au

View past seminars.

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