08 August 2016
Zabiha is a trainee administrator at our Work and Learning centre in Melbourne. She came to Australia in 2010 as a refugee from Afghanistan, and became an Australian citizen in 2014. Clement, who was born in Kilimanjaro in Kenya, is part of a Brotherhood employment program that helps workers find jobs. He arrived to Australia as a refugee in 2004 and became an Aussie citizen in 2006. "Go for gold!" they say.
Read more about the courageous athletes representing the Olympic Refugee Team.
Learn more about the Brotherhood's work with refugees.
Unemployed people on Newstart survive on as little as $38.48 a day - that's $269.40 a week for all the essentials.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
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.