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Celebrating 5 years of Given the Chance

The Brotherhood of St Laurence's Given the Chance for Asylum Seeker employment program celebrated 5 years of its work by hosting an event to thank…

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Another business breakfast celebrates success

Given the Chance held another business network breakfast this week to celebrate the successes of program participants with our current business…

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The Huddle program collaborates with the Brotherhood to support disadvantaged jobseekers into work as part of the Jobs Victoria initiative

Jo Tabit from our Given the Chance program was delighted to meet North Melbourne footy champ Majak Daw at an Arden St event this morning.

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‘Life is more stable now I’ve got a job.’ Giving job seekers a chance

Chernet is enjoying his job as a builder’s labourer and the sense of security that comes from working full-time.

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Getting asylum seekers into work

Our Given the Chance for Asylum Seekers program has helped many into their first jobs in Australia. Our recent report examines what more is needed for…

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Coffee and the Brotherhood of St Laurence: helping asylum seekers into jobs.

Here's one of our most viewed videos from recent times. Enjoy it with your morning coffee.

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How to better help refugees and asylum seekers enter the workforce

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) RN Life Matters put the spotlight on a program run by the Brotherhood to support refugees and asylum seekers…

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