Brotherhood of St Laurence

Ancient laws and modern dilemmas / the fifth G.T. Sambell Memorial Oration delivered by David Scott

By: Scott, David | Brotherhood of St Laurence
Series: G.T. Sambell Memorial Oration 5Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. G.T. Sambell Memorial Trust 1985Description: 19 p. PDFISBN: 0959438955Subject(s): Church And Social Problems | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Sambell Oration | Brotherhood of St LaurenceDDC classification: 261.8 SCO Online Resources: DOWNLOAD PDF
List(s) this item appears in: Sambell Oration - Named after former Brotherhood executive director, Geoffrey Sambell, the event reflects his concern for social justice and provides a forum for community leaders to discuss social issues
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"Occasional Paper — G.T. Sambell Memorial Trust — 1985"- Front Cover Delivered on 8th December, 1985 at the 55th Foundation Festival of the Brotherhood of St Laurence David Scott, Executive Director, Brotherhood of St Laurence 1969-1980

David Scott joined the staff of the Brotherhood of St Laurence in 1954, with particular responsibility for social action activities. He was seconded to Community Aid Abroad, founded by Father Tucker as the Food for Peace Campaign, as National [Director from 1960 to 1970. In 1970 he became Executive Director of the Brotherhood of St Laurence, and remained in this position until retiring in 1980. The 70s were a time of considerable expansion in the influence of the Brotherhood, in the introduction of innovative projects, and the provision of support for the self-help movement. David Scott’s other appointments include President of the Australian Council of Social Service; Vice-President ofthe International Council on Social Welfare; founding publisher of Australian Society; member of the Committee of Inquiry - Victoria Police; Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne; and Chairman of the National Advisory Council on Social Welfare.

Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Brotherhood of St Laurence
261.8 SCO (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 335-85
Book BSL Archives
1985.06 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Not for loan 228439

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