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For over 50 years, BSL has produced a wide range of research examining how poverty impacts people’s lives at every stage.
Search below for BSL-authored reports, policy submissions, summaries, working papers, etc. dating back to 2000. For works from 1999 and earlier, please see note on earlier works below the search results.
This report presents the findings of an exploratory study of the settlement experiences of two recent refugee groups (Iraqi and Sudanese) in regional Victoria (Shepparton, Colac and Warrnambool) and the factors that promote successful settlement.
BSL undertook an evaluation for the Office of Housing analysing changes made in March 2003 to better support public housing tenants with complex needs and people who were struggling to pay their rent.
This is the interim report of an evaluation of BSL' s Parents As Career Transition Supports (PACTS) project, a DEST-funded pilot project running in schools on the Mornington Peninsula.
While Commonwealth-funded settlement services for refugees stop short of employment assistance, mainstream employment programs are generally not equipped to address the particular and complex needs of refugees.
This report briefly describes the Brotherhood of St. Laurence’s work to assist long-term unemployed residents of two inner city housing estates to gain employment.
This working paper suggests that social reformers might need to reframe and repackage their policies in such a way as to alleviate the concerns about economic costs and welfare dependency.
Note on earlier works
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