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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 Joseph Borlagdan and Deborah Keys, 2015

Reconfigured relationships and roles were vital in the collaboration between government and community organisations to develop Education First Youth Foyers.

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By Dina Bowman, Joseph Borlagdan and Sharon Bond, 2015

The term 'youth transitions' has become increasingly fraught as the age range of 'youth' is stretched.

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October 2015 (PDF file, 423 KB)

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October 2015 (PDF file, 1.3 MB)

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By John van Kooy, 2015

Employer toolkits are designed to help employers remove barriers for particular jobseekers, including young people, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups and mature-age workers.

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October 2015 (PDF, 237 KB)

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By Eve Bodsworth, 2015

This qualitative study illustrates the challenges faced by jobseekers navigating today’s labour market.

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August 2015 (PDF file, 121 KB)

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August 2015 (PDF file, 186 KB)

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By Seuwandi Wickramasinghe, Ashley Carr and Helen Kimberley, 2015

Study of our pilot program that supports people with younger onset dementia.

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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