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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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Hope Prize Winners announced. Books and Publishing, 30 August 2018
The winners of the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s 2018 Hope Prize competition for short stories have been announced.
Child refugees draw out the pain and horror of civil war in Syria. Fairfax, 24 August 2018
Artist Ben Quilty and the Brotherhood’s Executive Director Conny Lenneberg collected and curated thousands of pictures of children recalling their homeland in Syria, in a book titled ‘Home: Drawings by Syrian Children’. The proceeds will go to World Vision's children's education programs.
Brotherhood of St Laurence’s "Given the Chance" employment program. SBS Somali Radio, 20 August 2018
Heikma Siraj and Brian Finnigan from the Brotherhood’s Given the Chance employment program speak about their work in an interview on SBS Radio's Somali service.
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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.