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Promoting mental health : concepts, emerging evidence, practice. /

by Herrman, Helen (ed.) | Saxena, Shekhar (ed) | Moodie, Rob (ed).

Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland World Helath Organization 2005Description: xx, 288 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 282-283)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Who is in YP4? : participant profile and circumstances in the twelve months prior to entry. /

by Grace, Marty | Victoria University | Batterham, Deb | Cornell, Chelsea.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victoria University 2006Description: viii, 125 p.Online Access: Website Notes: December 2006Summary: This is the second report of the YP4 project which is designed as an innovative way to join up services for young people facing employment and housing difficulties. (The Brotherhood of St Laurence is one of the trial partner organisations.) This publication describes the situation of the participants before they entered the trial, in terms of housing, employment, education and training, health and general well-being. It will provide a baseline for measuring outcomes of the YP4 programAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Do investment attraction incentives create decent jobs? : a study of labour conditions in industry assistance contracts /

by Howe, John | Landau, Ingrid | The University of Melbourne, Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. University of Melbourne. Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law 2008Description: 36 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.Notes: "August 2007 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The stranger who comes today and leaves after tomorrow : an analysis of current concerns with migrants' and refugees' regional settlement and mobility /

by Boese, Martina | The Australian Sociological Association.

Publisher: unpub. 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Conference paper presented at The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Conference. Social Causes, Private Lives (2010 : North Ryde, N.S.W.)Summary: The regional migration and settlement of migrants and refugees is an issue that concerns a wide range of actors beyond the migrating subjects themselves. These include policy makers involved in the management of migration, state governments seeking to address regional labour shortages and demographic decline, so-called host communities responding to newcomers, and local businesses in demand of compliant labour. These diverse agents tend to share a general interest in the attraction and largely also the retention of migrants or refugees. A closer analysis reveals the diverse expectations of migrants and refugees that inform the concerns of non-migrant, non-refugee actors with migrants? and refugees? settlement and mobility. This paper explores regional migrant and refugee settlement, relevant policy rationales and the existing research on these forms of settlement with a focus on interests and perspectives on regional settlers held in the so-called host society. It suggests that these interests and specific perspectives on the ?stranger? are indicative of a currently prevailing understanding and governmental framing of a multicultural Australia based on migration management.Availability: (1)

Precarious housing and health inequalities : what are the links? : full report /

by Mallett, Shelley | Hanover Welfare Services | Bentley, Rebecca | Baker, Emma.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Hanover Welfare Services, University of Melbourne, University of Adelaide, 2011; Melbourne Citymission 2011Description: HTML.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: August 2011 Includes references and appendicesSummary: This exploratory study asks two broad questions: ; 1.Does poor health lead to precarious housing? ; 2.Does precarious housing (including affordability, suitability and security of tenure) affect people's health?...Exec summaryAvailability: (1)
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Regulating the street heroin market in Fitzroy/Collingwood. /

by Fitzgerald, J.L | Broad, S | Dare, A.

Publisher: Parkville, Vic. VicHealth 1999Description: 126 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 123) First published 1998 Replacement copy 6 November 2006Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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