Brotherhood Comment August 2011

19 August 2011

LEAD ARTICLE Policy on ageing Australia bursts into new life, and what would help people to gain and retain decent work? Research insights.

Other articles include: 

  • Integrated service hubs: creating opportunities for community governance
  • Underpaid and undervalued: seeking fair pay for care workers
  • Australia’s carbon price: looking beyond the hype
  • Reducing the risks: home contents and vehicle insurance for low-income Australians
  • On inclusiveness and Australian economic growth
  • Influencing policy through effective social research: the role of not-for-profit organisations
  • Addressing the challenges together: consultations with Brotherhood clients
  • Valuing capabilities in later life: findings from a survey of users of Brotherhood aged services
  • Bringing Brotherhood history to digital life

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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.
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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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