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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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Australia's youth unemployment hot spots. Sydney Morning Herald, 4 March 2019
Regions in NSW, Victoria and Queensland have the highest rates of youth unemployment in the country, peaking at more than five times Australia's overall unemployment rate, a new report has found.
Australia's youth unemployment crisis in regions and suburbs. ABC Radio National AM program, 4 March 2019
Official figures confirm Australia's national jobless rate is sitting at five per cent and the Reserve Bank thinks that could get even lower in the coming months.
The Man With The Golden Book: Limited edition $15,000 James Bond novel is found in a charity shop. The Daily Mail. 12 December 2018
A rare book worth thousands of dollars has been donated to a charity. ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’, from the James Bond series, was recently uncovered by a volunteer book sorter from Melbourne-based Brotherhood Books.
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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.