We also assist media in identifying genuine voices and compelling case studies that reflect the realities of life for people battling poverty in Australia. We produce our own content ranging from blogs, video, and social media. Here you can find the latest media releases and a selection of news links where we are featured.
Jeannie Zakharov, Senior Communications ManagerPhone: (03) 9483 2487 or 0428 391 117Email: jzakharov(at)bsl.org.au
Sharon Lee, Communications ManagerPhone: (03) 9483 1329 or 0499 300 982Email: sharon.lee(at)bsl.org.au
09 May 2017 Mixed messages in new Turnbull Budget
02 May 2017 Victorian Budget 2017-18: Social lens must continue to be a priority
01 May 2017 Ad campaign takes on ‘dole bludger’ stereotype of unemployed youth
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Mt Isa community centre wants families for free HIPPY learning program, The North West Star, 3 May 2017 Our HIPPY program (Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters) focuses on fun learning activities to develop literacy, numeracy, language, and motor skills.
We're not dole bludgers and job snobs, ad campaign by young unemployed people says, BuzzFeed News, 30 April 2017The Job Hunter #NotDoleBludger campaign by the Brotherhood of St Laurence challenges stereotypes and presents the true face of what it's like to be young and unable to find work.
Overhaul of retail energy industry suggested by leading welfare agency, Herald Sun, 16 April 2017The Brotherhood fears customers who struggle to pay bills on time, have limited internet access or low literacy or numeracy are likely to be locked out of the best offers.
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Congratulations to Vivian, Linda and Sobeydo who have been awarded the David Sier Fellowship. The newly launched annual fellowship aims to create small change for recipients from a migrant, refugee and asylum seeker background.
The Future of the Community Welfare Sector, Tony Nicholson, 27 May 2014Brotherhood of St Laurence Executive Director, Tony Nicholson, delivered a speech in which he considered the path the community welfare sector will take over the next two decades.
#Uluru statement at Mutitjulu pscp.tv/w/a_Z92TI4NjQ3…
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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.