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Congratulations to Vivian, Linda and Sobeydo who have been awarded the David Sier Fellowship. The newly launched annual fellowship aims to create small change for recipients from a migrant, refugee and asylum seeker background.
‘I arrived at Spencer Street Station in February, with only the contents of a suitcase and a tea chest to my name, and knowing no-one.’
Trudy Forster is a Brotherhood bequestor. Here she shares the story of how she became a supporter of the Brotherhood and the work we do.
Some members of our Coolibah Centre for seniors have been playing table tennis for decades, but they were happy to get a few tips from a world championship player who is in training for the Paralympics.
It’s National Youth Week and we’re highlighting issues that really matter for young people around Australia – jobs, education and training.
Some young people from the Frankston-Mornington Peninsula area on Melbourne’s outskirts had a taste of the big city and got an inside look into how to tackle poverty and homelessness on a recent urban camp.
On the eve of International Women’s Day, we applaud the 149 entrepreneurs from 45 different countries who’ve empowered themselves by taking part in our Stepping Stones to Small Business program.
A new fellowship honours the legacy of a cherished volunteer, who worked with one of the programs we run to assist migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
Dr Rhonda Galbally a leading rights advocate who played a key role in the campaign for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. In December 2016 Rhonda delivered the Sambell Oration, the Brotherhood’s major annual event for promoting a fairer Australia.
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
About 50 families attended the Brotherhood’s first ParentsNext community barbeque in Craigieburn this week.
Parents and children came along from all three areas where we operate the project in Melbourne’s outer north – Craigieburn, Broadmeadows and Sunbury.
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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.