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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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April 2015 (PDF file, 176 KB)

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February 2015 (PDF file, 339 KB)

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November 2014 (PDF file, 828 KB)

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By John van Kooy, Dina Bowman, Eve Bodsworth, 2014

'Employer engagement’ covers a wide range of approaches to assisting disadvantaged jobseekers. Our preliminary study proposes that there is a continuum of approaches from welfare-oriented to labour-market oriented.

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August 2014 (PDF file, 247 KB)

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By Eve Bodsworth 2014

Work and Learning Centres operated by community organisations with strong local networks aim to create learning and employment pathways for jobseekers.

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By Eve Bodsworth with Juliana Lobo de Queiroz and Rebecca Meddings 2014

Stepping Stones is a micro-business program for women of refugee and migrant backgrounds.

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July 2014 (PDF file, 305 KB)

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June 2014 (PDF file, 1.4 MB)

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By Joseph Borlagdan and Kyle Peyton 2014

PACTS is a program helping parents to support their children's decision making and choices about career pathways and relevant training.

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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.