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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 Environmental scan part 1: Current research and evaluation to promote economic participation of people with disability
This report scans recent Australian research into disability employment interventions; and current models, practices and innovations in Australia and internationally.Read report
In the third paper in the Financial Lives in Uncertain Times series, we explore trends in financial wellbeing during the fleeting period of recovery between the lockdowns of 2020 and 2021.Read report
Prepared for the National Youth Employment Body (NYEB)Read paper
Prepared for the National Youth Employment BodyRead paper
Research report Dead ends: how our social security system is failing people with partial capacity to work
Almost one-third of JobSeeker Payment recipients are people assessed with 'partial capacity to work'.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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Click here to read the most recent BSL Annual Reports. You may also access previous BSL Annual Reports in our library catalogue.