The Research and Policy Centre fosters dialogue through research events including a lunchtime seminar series, conferences and workshops.

A book launch as part of RPC events

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Welfare to Work in UK and Australia: Sanctions, Supports and Conditionality

Date 09:00 AM 25 September 2018 - 13:00 PM 25 September 2018
Location Prest Theatre, 111 Barry Street, Carlton VIC

As part of Brotherhood of St Laurence’ Reclaiming Social Security seminar series we are co-hosting a Symposium with the University of Melbourne on Welfare to Work.

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Jane Douglas
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