NEW: Brotherhood Talks: Conversations that Matter Podcast

Introducing our new podcast Brotherhood Talks: conversations that matter

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s free podcast, Brotherhood Talks.

Hear social policy experts discuss issues of vital importance in overcoming the challenge of poverty and disadvantage in Australia, drawn from public seminars hosted by the Brotherhood of St Laurence Research and Policy Centre.

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Soundcloud or Spotify and online at

Subscribe in each platform to ensure you are notified about new episodes.


Professor Jeremy Moss says the concept of justice needs to be front and centre of our efforts to reduce the harmful impacts of climate change. If we don’t, he says, we could make a very bad situation worse.

Read more

Dr Kate Raynor contrasts current affordability challenges with those of past decades, and explores the merits of various global approaches to make housing more affordable. Kate Colvin provides insights into how the community sector approaches the challenges of housing and homelessness.

Read more

Are we giving the next generation a fair go? For Professor John Thwaites, that’s what the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are all about. Conny Lenneberg sees them as an important shared vision.

Read more

Brotherhood Talks is a new podcast by the Brotherhood of St Laurence, as Executive Director Conny Lenneberg explains in this introductory episode.

Read more

The Brotherhood of St Laurence Library Current Awareness Portal - Website by 4sure