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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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May 2013 (PDF file, 113 KB)

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October 2012 (PDF file, 106 KB)

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August 2012 (PDF file, 385 KB)

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May 2012 (PDF file, 156 KB)

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By Bronwyn Richardson and Jeff Richardson 2011

This study commissioned by the Brotherhood of St Laurence provides an overview of the economic costs of poor dental health.

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April 2011, (PDF file, 157 KB)

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By Sharon Bond, 2010

This literature review examines youth centres and other programs which offer holistic or integrated services for youth in the United Kingdom, United States and Australia, and considers supportive policy frameworks.

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By George Myconos, 2010

This study of a recycling pilot project (HaRP) in the Fitzroy and Collingwood high-rise public housing estates found that many households had become involved in recycling, and so reduced the amount of recyclable material sent to landfill.

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By Sharon Bond, 2010

This report presents the evaluation of a small-scale pilot in which refugee women requiring personal and settlement support were matched with volunteer mentors in the City of Hume in Melbourne’s north.

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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.

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