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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22 September 2017 Brotherhood to expand its NDIS role
07 September 2017 Cate Blanchett, Kate Grenville and Quentin Bryce to judge new round of The Hope Prize short story competition
13 August 2017 Low-income families would benefit from proposals in review of Victorian energy markets
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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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Five businesses in Melbourne’s north have been recognised at our 2017 Northern Multicultural Small Business Awards. We run the awards in partnership with the City of Whittlesea and Small Chilli Marketing, and they are held as part of the Small Business Victoria Festival.
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.
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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.
Acknowledgement of country
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.