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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 earlier publications, please see note below the search results.
Research report Return to the family safety net? Economic security as Life Chances participants turn 30
Stage 12 of the longitudinal Life Chances study observes a noticeable trend of needing to rely on family resources.Read report
What needs to be done to reform policies and practices that aim to increase the participation of people with disability in employment?Read report
Our analysis of financial wellbeing over three time periods finds that Australians on low incomes are more exposed to risks, making them vulnerable to a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic.Read report
Research report Environmental scan part 2: Views of experts on effective employment interventions for people with disability
The report presents findings from focus groups and interviews with academics and senior government and non-government experts in disability employment policy and programs.Read report
Note on earlier works
You may find other BSL works from 1999 and earlier, or those authored by non-BSL sources, by searching our BSL library catalogue. BSL series that are no longer published can be found here: Brotherhood Comment or the Social Policy Working Papers .
In addition to our current research topics, BSL has previously undertaken research on the following concepts. We recommend you visit our library catalogue by clicking on these keywords, cost of education ; financial inclusion ; future of work ; inclusive growth ; mutual obligation ; place-based ; refugees and asylum seekers ; and tax reform .
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Explore our projects , presentations , and episodes of our podcast, Brotherhood Talks.
Click here to read the most recent BSL Annual Reports. You may also access previous BSL Annual Reports in our library catalogue.