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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 Charne Flowers, 2002

This report draws together the findings from a background paper, in-depth interviews and focus group discussions.

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Stephen Ziguras and Charne Flowers, 2002

Unemployed people who fail to comply with their activity test requirements are penalised by having their benefits reduced.

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By Linda Kelly, Meredith Levi and Helen Denney, 2002

Presents information from a consultation with members of the local community living in Craigieburn and Roxburgh Park, on Melbourne's northern metropolitan fringe.

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By Jeanette Johnson, 2002

This small-scale study explored, through a number of focus groups, community understandings of poverty and people’s responses to various statements about poverty.

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By Sally Jope, 2002

This reports the findings of the second stage of the Understanding Poverty project.

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December 2001 (PDF file, 63 KB)

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By Sonia Holm and Stephen Ziguras 2001

This report describes an evaluation of an innovative respite program for elderly people with dementia and their carers.

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November 2001 (PDF file, 29 KB)

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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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