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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.

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By Ashley Carr and Simon Biggs, 2018

The relationship between regulation, care provision and risk has been an area of continuing policy debate. How dementia care providers handle regulation contributes to the quality of dementia care and the monitoring and enforcement of care standards.

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By Malita Allan and Dina Bowman, 2018

Socioeconomic background shapes the opportunities of the participants in the Life Chances Study at age 24.

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By Danielle Thornton, David Bryant and Shelley Mallett, 2018

Government and community-sector agencies have an equal stake in producing better social services. There is new interest in effective collaboration and pooling of complementary expertise.

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By Marcus Banks and Dina Bowman, 2017

To understand why people on low incomes do or do not take out insurance we need to understand their overall financial circumstances and the multiple risks they face.

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Eric Dommers, George Myconos, Luke Swain, Stephanie Yung and Kira Clarke 2017

Published by NCVER

The vocational education and training sector must work to demystify VET pathways and better inform and support young early school leavers if it wants to engage them.

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By Simon Biggs and Ashley Carr, 2017

What strategies do care workers adopt to balance the demands of regulation and emotional connection in dementia practice?

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By John van Kooy and Agathe Randrianarisoa 2017

What is needed to overcome the disadvantage faced by asylum seekers when competing in the labour market?

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By Damian Sullivan with others 2016

Installing an efficient hot water system might reduce energy usage costs and greenhouse gas emissions, but may be too expensive or too daunting for low-income households.

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ACOSS, Brotherhood of St Laurence and The Climate Institute 2017

Action is needed to provide all Australians with access to affordable, reliable and clean energy – dubbed the ‘energy trilemma’.

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By Simon Biggs and Ashley Carr 2017

A new study explores organisational responses to regulation in dementia care, in terms of their strategies, management levels and facility design.

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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.

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