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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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By Carmelita Davies and Nicole Oke, 2008

This report explores ways to strengthen the provision of services to ‘hard to reach’ families in Frankston North, Karingal and Carrum Downs, suburbs on Melbourne’s outer metropolitan fringe.

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By Bill Unkles, 2008

The Partnerships Advancing Community Engagement program (PACE) was devised by Rotary Youth Ambassadorial Scholar, Courtney Scala, during an internship with the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

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By Sharon Bond, 2008

This is the final evaluation report from the Community Enterprise Development Initiative (CEDI), funded by the Victorian Department of Planning and Community Development and delivered by the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

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March 2008 (PDF file, 105 KB)

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By Janet Taylor and Lucy Nelms, 2008

This four-page summary brings together key findings from stages 7 and 8 of the Brotherhood's longitudinal Life Chances Study.

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February 2008 (PDF file, 150 KB)

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By Janet Taylor and Lucy Nelms, 2008

Stage 8 of the longitudinal Life Chances Study explored the situations of 125 young Australians (75 girls and 50 boys) from diverse backgrounds, their current engagement with school and work and their future plans at the age of 16.

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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.

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