Browse publications

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.

For wider searches, use the library catalogue or contact the library staff by phone (03) 9483 1387 or email library(@)

To filter publications, choose ONE of the options below:

By Rosemary Rogers and Jenny Martin, 2002

This document reports on Phase Two of the Early Years Project, undertaken by the Brotherhood of St Laurence in conjunction with the Centre for Community Child Health.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

By Sally Jope, 2002

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

Read more

November 2001 (PDF file, 33 KB)

Read more

January 2000 (PDF file, 133 KB)

Read more

An overview of the thinking of the Brotherhood of St Laurence for the Reference Group on Welfare Reform

January 2000 (PDF file, 37 KB)

Read more

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
Australian Aboriginal flag, a yellow circle on two horizontal black and red stripes

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.

Torres Strait Islander flag, an icon of a traditional headdress on blue, black and green stripes