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Giving asylum seekers a chance

What can be learned from a pilot employment program for asylum seekers? Read our latest report.

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New work and economic security framework

Our framework shows the factors which are keys to inclusive employment and economic security.

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May 2017 enewsletter

Read about financial wellbeing, youth unemployment, our response to the federal Budget, energy costs, prevention of youth offending and more.

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.

Learn about the Brotherhood of St Laurence's Social Policy Library.

Social Policy Library

Home to a significant collection of national and international social policy texts, a social policy portal, and rich historical and pictorial archive, the library is an invaluable community resource.


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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Fitzroy, Victoria 3065
Email: research(at)

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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.