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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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By Helen Kimberley, Bonnie Simons and Seuwandi Wickramasinghe, 2015

How do older Australians develop the knowhow to devise lives they value in our increasingly complex society?

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By Francisco Azpitarte, Victoria Johnson and Damian Sullivan 2015

Identifying which Australian households are experiencing fuel poverty requires more than a single measure.

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By Michael McGann, Dina Bowman, Helen Kimberley and Simon Biggs, 2015

With people living longer and the working age population in decline, older Australians are being asked to work longer. Yet increasing numbers are experiencing long-term unemployment and chronic insecurity in the labour market.

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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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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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By Eve Bodsworth, 2015

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

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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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This study examined the factors that affect the recruitment or retention of families in the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) which is now operating in 75 sites across Australia.

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Brotherhood researchers Francisco Azpitarte and Eve Bodsworth wrote a chapter, 'Persistent disadvantage: a duration analysis based on HILDA data’, for a new report, Addressing entrenched disadvantage in Australia, published in April 2015.

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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.

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