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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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August 2012 (PDF file, 385 KB)

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By Anna Barrett 2012

The second stage of the evaluation of Peninsula Youth Connections, operated by the Brotherhood of St Laurence and TaskForce, focused on young people’s experiences of the service and their outcomes.

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By Janet Taylor, Joseph Borlagdan and Malita Allan, 2012

The longitudinal Life Chances Study has followed children from diverse backgrounds since their infancy in inner Melbourne.

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By George Myconos, 2012

In Frankston, the Brotherhood of St Laurence has developed a Community VCAL program for 15 to 18-year-olds who have faced barriers to mainstream education

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July 2012 (PDF file, 135 KB)

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July 2012 (PDF file, 104 KB)

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By Eve Bodsworth 2012

An evaluation of the Youth Employment Project in the outer Melbourne suburb of Caroline Springs found that the model of combining individual support, hands-on training and tailored work opportunities helped to achieve positive pathways for disengaged young people.

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Research and Policy Centre, Brotherhood of St Laurence June 2012

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May 2012 (PDF file, 115 KB)

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By Danielle Nockolds 2012

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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.

Find out more about the work of the Brotherhood
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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