We are working with government and corporate partners to ensure that low-income households have access to best practice energy efficiency programs.
Our recent work includes:
The Brotherhood of St Laurence worked with Monash Sustainability and other project partners to assess the effectiveness of the Home Energy Efficiency Upgrade Project. Read more »
The Brotherhood is helping to deliver the Residential Efficiency Scorecard, a program funded by the Victorian Government to help home-owners and renters. Read more »
Within this submission, we supported the inclusion of minimum health, safety and amenity standards for rental housing, especially standards for energy efficiency. Read more »
The Brotherhood of St Laurence is working to ensure energy efficient target schemes, which obligate energy retailers to reduce emissions, are fair and equitable. Read more »
The Brotherhood advocates for energy efficiency policy and program development, which assists low income households. Read more »
This study investigated the impact of energy audits and retrofits for households that took part in the Warm Home Cool Home (WHCH) and Concession Assist (CA) programs in the City of Moreland in Melbourne's northern suburbs. Read more »
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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.
Acknowledgement of country
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.