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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.

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By Damian Sullivan and Victoria Johnson 2012

This study of Victoria’s Energy Saver Incentive shows the energy savings achieved in relatively disadvantaged and advantaged areas in metropolitan Melbourne

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By Helen Kimberley. Robert Gruhn and Simon Huggins 2012

This study examined what the Brotherhood’s aged service users value in life, what enables them to live fulfilled and meaningful lives and what the services can contribute to this.

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By Anna Barrett, 2012

Peninsula Youth Connections, the local expression of an Australian Government initiative to support young people at risk of disengaging from education and training, was evaluated as highly successful. Young participants experienced the program as responsive, flexible and supportive, and the majority achieved positive outcomes.

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LEAD ARTICLE Enabling Australians to lead lives they value: capabilities and inclusive growth.

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November 2012, (PDF file, 140 KB)

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October 2012 (PDF file, 106 KB)

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Marthe Fredvang and Simon Biggs, 2012 (PDF file, 264 KB)

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September 2012 (PDF file, 222 KB)

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Lead article: The case for a new youth offer — building a better future for our young people.

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August 2012 (PDF file, 219 KB)

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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.