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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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October 2017 (PDF, 48 KB)

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July 2017 (PDF, 189 KB)

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By John van Kooy and Agathe Randrianarisoa 2017

What is needed to overcome the disadvantage faced by asylum seekers when competing in the labour market?

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By Damian Sullivan with others 2016

Installing an efficient hot water system might reduce energy usage costs and greenhouse gas emissions, but may be too expensive or too daunting for low-income households.

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July 2017 (PDF, 207 KB)

Joint submission of the Brotherhood of St Laurence and Whittlesea Community Connections

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ACOSS, Brotherhood of St Laurence and The Climate Institute 2017

Action is needed to provide all Australians with access to affordable, reliable and clean energy – dubbed the ‘energy trilemma’.

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By Dina Bowman, Shelley Mallett and Diarmuid Cooney-O’Donoghue June 2017

In a changing employment and budgetary context, there is renewed interest in the concept of a basic income – a form of social security in which individuals receive a regular, often unconditional payment from either government or a public institution.

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June 2017 (PDF, 220 KB)

Joint submission of the Brotherhood of St Laurence and Whittlesea Community Connections

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June 2017 (PDF, 38 KB)

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By Simon Biggs and Ashley Carr 2017

A new study explores organisational responses to regulation in dementia care, in terms of their strategies, management levels and facility design.

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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

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.