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Working for everyone

Our study of employment services for mature age jobseekers produced online resources for jobseekers and the staff who assist them.

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Making the leap

Practical insights into effective collaboration between government and community sector agencies

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Brotherhood Update August 2018

Read about the future of employments services, reclaiming social security, tendering for service delivery, vocational education and more, in our latest enewsletter.



Learn about the Research and Policy Centre

About the Research & Policy Centre

Learn about the centre and our team, access our research and discover our research and policy events.

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Juggling risks

To understand why people on low incomes do or not take out insurance we investigated the mutliple financial risks they face.


Our publications document Brotherhood research and policy analysis, share learning from evaluations of our services, and keep our supporters informed about our work.


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Email: research(at)

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.

Find out more about the work of the Brotherhood
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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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