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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.

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


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October 2019 (PDF, 1 MB)

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September 2019 (PDF, 888 KB)

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By Dina Bowman. Danielle Thornton and Shelley Mallett, 2019

We propose five principles to guide and underpin our social security system so that it contributes to a just, fair and compassionate society.

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September 2019 (PDF, 175 KB)

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July 2019 (PDF, 310 KB)

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July 2019 (PDF, 374 KB)

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July 2019 (PDF, 127 KB)

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April 2019 (PDF, 143 KB)

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By Zuleika Arashiro and Amanda Pagan, 2018

This research explores ‘value add’ by smaller community service organisations in Australia, in the context of ongoing changes in the sector.

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September 2018 (PDF, 330 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.

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