Our Brotherhood Talks podcasts bring you conversations that matter, on a wide range of issues of key importance in overcoming the challenge of poverty and disadvantage in Australia.

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Professor Jeremy Moss says the concept of justice needs to be front and centre of our efforts to reduce the harmful impacts of climate change. If we don’t, he says, we could make a very bad situation worse.

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Dr Kate Raynor contrasts current affordability challenges with those of past decades, and explores the merits of various global approaches to make housing more affordable. Kate Colvin provides insights into how the community sector approaches the challenges of housing and homelessness.

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Are we giving the next generation a fair go? For Professor John Thwaites, that’s what the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are all about. Conny Lenneberg sees them as an important shared vision.

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Brotherhood Talks is a new podcast by the Brotherhood of St Laurence, as Executive Director Conny Lenneberg explains in this introductory episode.

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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.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

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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.

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