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A course that trains people to become security officers has seen an African refugee take the first step to a life free of poverty.Read media release
Getting a driver's licence is a big step for anyone, but for the nine graduates of the Sunshine-based Drive to Thrive program it is a huge leap forward.Read media release
The Brotherhood of St Laurence op shop in Grovedale is marking a decade of serving the community in true local style.Read media release
Research from The Brotherhood of St Laurence has revealed that actions to reduce energy bills can not only save money, but can improve home comfort and even health and well being.Read media release
A $55,000 Australian Government grant will provide a new playground and outdoor barbecue area at the Brotherhood of St Laurence-auspiced African Australian Community Centre in Footscray.Read media release
Leaders of Anglican Church caring agencies meeting today condemned the Coalition policy announced concerning asylum seekers, as "a retrospective, cruel and unnecessary policy targeting vulnerable and dispossessed people.Read media release
A seven-metre banner has been installed on the spire of St Paul's cathedral, saying 'Let's Fully Welcome Refugees'. The banner is sponsored by the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne.Read media release
The Brotherhood of St Laurence welcomes today's official opening of the new Connections@Craigieburn centre that will serve the Craigieburn community.Read media release
An innovative service which provides accommodation and education opportunities for young people who want to study but can't live at home was today opened by the Victorian Minister for Housing, the Hon Wendy Lovell MLC and the Minister for Higher Education and Skills, Hon Peter Hall MLC.Read media release
The Brotherhood of St Laurence welcomes the Federal Government's opening of the Expression of Interest Process for the expansion of the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) in 2014.Read media release