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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.
This second issue of the Social Barometer examines how well equipped Australians are in successfully navigating the transition from childhood to adulthood and from school to work in a rapidly changing world.
This small study documented the needs of families with young children in Dandenong.
This study evaluates the Brotherhood of St. Laurence and Community Sector Banking’s personal loan pilot.
Two researchers from Deakin University explored ageing in Melbourne, through biographical interviews with twelve older or frail people who were clients of the Brotherhood's aged and community care services.
This report, prepared for the Department of Victorian Communities, comprises four case studies on local innovative approaches to employment support in disadvantaged communities.
Note on earlier works
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, ; ; ; ; ; ; ; and .