The Brotherhood of St Laurence provides authoritative comment, information and data analysis on leading social issues in Australia.
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.
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Art as Identity. Indian Link, 28 June 2018
People share their ‘immigrant journey’ through art at a workshop as part of the 2018 Emerge In The North art exhibition.
‘You feel like you’re not quite human’: What it’s like living on Newstart. ABC’s The Nightlife program, 5 June 2018.
Brotherhood of St Laurence Executive Director Conny Lenneberg appears in a panel discussion on Newstart.
Brotherhood’s Conny Lenneberg on Newstart, poverty and inequality, The Conversation Politics Podcast, 31 May 2018
Leading political journalist Michelle Grattan and Conny Lenneberg discuss poverty and inequality, and the Brotherhood’s “Share the Pie” campaign highlighting the inadequacy of the Newstart allowance.
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The Future of the Community Welfare Sector, Tony Nicholson, 27 May 2014
Brotherhood 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.