Completed projects


This study examined the factors that affect the recruitment or retention of families in the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY). From 50 sites at the time of the study the program has expanded to be delivered by 60 providers at 100 sites across Australia.

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A workshop hosted by the Brotherhood of St Laurence and Monash Sustainability Institute, 7 April 2014

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This study investigated the impact of energy audits and retrofits for households that took part in the Warm Home Cool Home (WHCH) and Concession Assist (CA) programs in the City of Moreland in Melbourne's northern suburbs.

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The Brotherhood was commissioned by the Consumer Action Law Centre to undertake a study of the experiences of people faced with court orders related to unpaid debts.

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This action research project tracked the development of the Brotherhood of St Laurence pilot program, Caring for Carers.

 

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This four-year study, supported by an Australian Research Council Linkage grant, aimed to identify the factors that assist people who have been unemployed to retain jobs and build career paths.

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What makes neighbourhoods child-friendly places to live, learn and play?

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Workshop hosted by the Brotherhood and ACOSS, on 14 November 2012

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Cross-cultural understanding is vital for the effective provision of financial information.

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As climate change measures are expected to increase energy costs, the Brotherhood is keen to address the significant barriers to energy efficiency faced by households with low incomes, including limited funds and often poor quality housing.

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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.

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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.