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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 Janet Taylor and Lucy Nelms, 2006

This report draws on stage 7 of the Brotherhood’s longitudinal Life Chances Study, when the young people were aged 15, to explore school engagement and transition issues.

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By Eleanor Marsh and Daniel Perkins, 2006

The City of Kingston, with funding from the Department of Victorian Communities, engaged the Brotherhood of St Laurence to explore the issues underlying high youth unemployment in the city in Melbourne's south.

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By Kemran Mestan and Janet Stanley, 2006

This report is an evaluation of the Scheme for Training and Educating People (STEP) residential care program.

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Enabling work for all: understanding the vocational needs of people facing multiple barriers

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By Tim Reddel, 2006 (PDF file, 95 KB)

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By Martina Boese and Rosanna Scutella, 2006

This second issue of the Social Barometer examines how well equipped Australia are (or are not) to negotiate successfully the transition from childhood to adulthood, from school to work in a rapidly changing world.

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By Janet Stanley, Nina Bailey, Helen Ansems, Martina Boese and Jill Webb, 2006

This small study documented the needs of families with young children in Dandenong.

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Could the era of the common good be upon us?

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Prepared by the Brotherhood of St Laurence and Anglicare Australia

July 2006 (PDF file, 63 KB)

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By Genevieve Sheehan and Gordon Renouf, 2006

The authors investigated the reasons that many low-income and other excluded people are uninsured.

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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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