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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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November 2014 (PDF file, 828 KB)

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October 2014 (PDF file, 114 KB)

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By Janine O’Flynn, Helen Dickinson, Siobhan O’Sullivan, Wilma Gallet, Katrina Currie, Marian Pettit, Amanda Pagan and Tony Robinson 2014, (PDF file, 602 KB)

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September 2014 (PDF file, 310 KB)

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September 2014 (PDF file, 620 KB)

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By John van Kooy, Dina Bowman, Eve Bodsworth, 2014

'Employer engagement’ covers a wide range of approaches to assisting disadvantaged jobseekers. Our preliminary study proposes that there is a continuum of approaches from welfare-oriented to labour-market oriented.

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By George Myconos, 2014

The Brotherhood of St Laurence ‘Community VCAL’ program is a response to widespread concern in Victoria about youth disengagement from secondary education.

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By George Myconos 2014

Study of two pilots of the Developing Independence certificate 1 course designed to assist young people at risk of homelessness to re-engage in education, training and employment.

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August 2014 (PDF file, 372 KB)

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August 2014 (PDF file, 247 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