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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 Aleesa Clough, Fatoumata Diallo Roost and Eric Dommers, 2013

This consultation in Hobsons Bay, a municipality in Melbourne’s west, was commissioned to assist the Council to develop their Children and Young People’s Plan.

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By Monica Mercieca and Helen Kimberley, 2013

The Short Break Stay program was established to offer people with advanced dementia a three-day stay in a homelike setting.

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By Abraham Chigavazira, Dina Bowman and Rosanna Scutella, 2013

Four study involving the Melbourne Institute of Economic and Social Research and the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

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By Ashley Carr, Simon Biggs and Helen Kimberley, 2013 (PDF file, 1 MB)

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By Ashley Carr, Helen Kimberley and Simon Biggs, 2013

This study builds on earlier work which challenged the narrow policy focus on economic and employment-centred understandings of the ageing of Australia's population.

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By Victoria Johnson, Damian Sullivan and Jo Totty, 2013

This study investigated the impact of energy audits and retrofits for households that took part in the Warm Home Cool Home and Concession Assist programs in northern Melbourne.

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By Janet Taylor and Malita Allan, 2013

This longitudinal study began with 167 children who were born in inner suburbs of Melbourne in 1990 and has comprised ten stages to date.

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By Eve Bodsworth, 2013

Progress report about Stepping Stones, a micro-enterprise program for refugee and disadvantaged migrant women.

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LEAD ARTICLE Climate change and rising energy prices: can home retrofits help reduce the impact?

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August 2013 (PDF file, 284 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.

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