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BSL provides authoritative comment, information and data analysis on leading social issues in Australia.

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BSL is a hub for events and discussions to advance our goal of an Australia free of poverty.

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Read our blog for human stories and on-the-ground insights into our work to make lasting change for people experiencing disadvantage.

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Our Brotherhood Talks podcasts bring you conversations that matter.

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Our campaign enewsletter presenting data analysis and human stories of young jobseekers.

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The Hope Prize is BSL’s national short story competition, encouraging writers to explore resilience in the face of adversity.

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The Sambell Oration has been delivered each year since 1981. Named after former BSL executive director, Geoffrey Sambell, the event reflects his concern for social justice.

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