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
16 January 2017 Lower-income families tackle school IT costs with national savings program
02 December 2016 Disability champion reflects on road to once-in-a-generation NDIS reform and challenges ahead
01 December 2016 Leading researchers question the relevance of popular thinking on how to fight poverty
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Transport a big barrier for young job seekers, ABC The World Today, 21 November 2016The national welfare group Brotherhood of St Laurence has found that more than 60 per cent of young jobseekers don't have a driver's licence.
Terror victim's son makes plea for change, Nine News, 21 November 2016Alpha Cheng has penned a column for the Brotherhood of St Laurence in which he reflects on the murder of his father at the hands of a radicalised 15-year-old outside NSW Police headquarters in Parramatta.
Limited transport is a big barrier to young people getting jobs, The Age, 21 November 2016A new report released by the Brotherhood of St Laurence reveals limited public transport is a major barrier preventing young people from getting and keeping a job.
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Krystle McKinley from the Gold Coast in Queensland has three children in school this year, and her eldest daughter is set to start high school
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.
Study from UK on extra financial burden of being a poor person: twitter.com/claire_ainsley…
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