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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 describes the process undertaken to develop a Code of Ethical Behaviour at the Brotherhood of St. Laurence, as a means to improve corporate social responsibility.
This BSL discussion paper examines the change in values informing public policy in Australia over the last 25 years, and its negative impact on society.
This report presents findings from interviews with young job seekers, Centrelink officers and youth workers, and from the examination of Preparing for Work Agreements
This report from BSL's longitudinal Life Chances Study of children born in 1990 explores family change, current issues including schooling, and the children’s own perspectives on their lives at 11 and 12 years of age.
A joint research project conducted by the Brotherhood of St. Laurence, the St. Vincent de Paul Society and the Centre for Public Policy, University of Melbourne, which reveals that some Centrelink requirements actually hinder people, especially those facing multiple barriers, from finding work.
This report explores the challenge of recruiting staff to meet the needs of increasing numbers of frail older people and people with a disability who wish to remain living at home.
In 2002 the Brotherhood of St. Laurence was invited to participate as a research group investigating the category of Ethics and Corporate Governance for the Good Reputation Index which ranks the top 100 corporations operating in Australia.
Note on earlier works
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