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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 Simon Biggs and Ashley Carr, 2016

Aged and dementia care services are required to conform to multiple regulatory frameworks. How do these regulations enhance or constrain services?

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By George Myconos. Kira Clarke and Kitty te Riele 2016

How do private providers respond to the challenge of delivering training to a particular cohort of learners, 15 to 19-year-olds who have left school early?

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By George Myconos, May 2016

This scan of academic and grey literature was commissioned to inform the design and delivery of vocational and workplace training for young unemployed people in south-east Melbourne.

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By Ashley Carr and Helen Kimberley, 2016

Responding to the changing needs of older adults in residential care is a challenge that requires a skilled, well-supported workforce. Their training should be based on research evidence and best practice in service development.

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By Bonnie Simons, Helen Kimberley and Nicky McColl Jones, 2016

Will increased choice in community aged care benefit all consumers? Our research explored how older Australians are adjusting to the radical recent changes of Consumer Directed Care.

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By Paul Ramcharan, Christina David, Martyn Jones and Rosetta Moors 2015

This TRACS study by RMIT researchers identified core competencies for excellence in residential aged care which would drive change in how care is delivered and so enhance the lives of residents.

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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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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.

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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.