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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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By Emer Diviney and Serena Lillywhite, 2007

This research is the first comprehensive investigation of the Australian garment sector’s attitude to, and knowledge of, corporate responsibility in relation to labour rights.

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By Michael Hillier, 2007

This report describes the experience of the Brotherhood’s Community Care Division in the Department of Human Services’ Southern and North and West Regions of Melbourne in responding to social isolation through its Socialisation Program.

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By Karen Teshuva, Lucy Nelms, Victoria Johnson, Peter Foreman and Janet Stanley, 2007

This study was undertaken by the Australian Institute for Primary Care at La Trobe University and the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

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May 2007 (PDF file, 216 KB)

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May 2007 (PDF file, 143 KB)

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By the Brotherhood of St Laurence, Catholic Social Services Australia and the National Welfare Rights Network, April 2007 (PDF file, 378 KB)

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April 2007 (PDF file, 115 KB)

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What does the Brotherhood have to do with climate change?

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April 2007 (PDF file, 147 KB)

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By the Brotherhood of St Laurence, 2007

This publication brings together papers and presentations from a roundtable, ‘Equity in Response to Climate Change’.

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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.

Torres Strait Islander flag, an icon of a traditional headdress on blue, black and green stripes