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Our publications document Brotherhood research and policy analysis, share learning from evaluations of Brotherhood services, and keep our supporters informed about our work.

See also journal articles and contributions to books by Brotherhood researchers.

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April 2019 (PDF, 143 KB)

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February 2019 (PDF, 552 KB)

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By Seuwandi Wickramasinghe and Dina Bowman, 2019

This report provides insights from Money For Jam, a micro-enterprise initiative for older women

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February 2019 (PDF, 200 KB)

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January 2019 (PDF, 751 KB)

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By ACOSS and Brotherhood of St Laurence, 2019

This report models several policy solutions that would reduce the amount that Australians on low incomes spend on energy.

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By Lisa Conley, 2018

How can we support young people who have experienced a child protection or youth justice order to make a successful transition to adulthood?

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By Seuwandi Wickramasinghe, 2018

The Given the Chance for Asylum Seekers program acted as a ‘bridge’ to employment for asylum seekers, circumventing some of the challenges of constrained visa conditions and barriers in mainstream recruitment.

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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.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

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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.

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