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Children and families in focus: proceedings of the inaugural state conference of the Australian Early Childhood Association Victorian Branch, Melbourne, 11-12 Sept 1987. /

by Australian Early Childhood Association Victorian Branch State.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Early Childhood Association Victorian Branch 1988Description: 46p.Notes: Edited by Agnes Farrance Includes paper by Jenny Trethewey: Child Poverty: an issue for family support and public policy.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Toward a better understanding of social entrepreneurship : some important distinctions. /

by Boschee, Jerr | McClurg, Jim.

Publisher: [Washington, DC] Social Enterprise Alliance 2003Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.se-alliance.org/better_understanding.pdf' Checked: 2/03/2009 9:43:28 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: This paper teases out some important distinctions between innovation, enterprise and entrepreneurship. It suggests that social entrepreneurship is a frequently used but often misunderstood phrase in the non-profit sector today. Innovation is valuable but unless innovations result in self-sufficiency (as opposed to sustainability) the authors question whether it is entrepreneurship.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Social capital norms, networks and practices : a critical evaluation. /

by Patulny, Roger.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Social Policy Research Centre. University of New South Wales 2004Description: 32 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2004 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: (1)

Indicators of community strength in Victoria . /

by Victoria. Department of Victorian Communities. Strategic Policy and.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. The Department 2004Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.dvc.vic.gov.au/web14/dvc/rwpgslib.nsf/8CF90DC96788CB47CA2569D600063621/5C594A766EA8C709CA25705F00147335/Summary: This report examines eleven indicators of community strength such as feeling safe in the streets after dark, being able to have a say on local issues, volunteering, and having networks of people who can provide support in a crisis. The report examines time trends (2001-2003), population groups and the results of a pilot of the indicators measured at the small geographic level (local government area). The indicators quantify some of the key functions of communities as places that provide opportunities for participation and social support, and that build social capital.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Indicators of community strength at the local government area level in Victoria. /

by Victoria. Department of Victorian Communities. Strategic Policy and.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. The Department 2005Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.dvc.vic.gov.au/web14/dvc/rwpgslib.nsf/8CF90DC96788CB47CA2569D600063621/F8495391BDD99B2ECA25705F0010DEB1/Summary: This report examines fifteen indicators of community strength across the 79 Local Government Areas in Victoria. Four new indicators have been included from the first report "Indicators of Community Strength in Victoria". These are participation in organised sport, liking the community you live in, parental participation in schools and participation on decision making boards and committees. The report shows there is significant variation in aspects of community strength across Local Government Areas and that it is therefore important to take the character of local areas into account when developing policies designed to strengthen communitiesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The well-connected community : a networking approach to community development. /

by Gilchrist, Alison.

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. Policy Press 2004Description: viii, 166 p. : ill.Notes: January 2004 Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-159) and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Forming, developing and sustaining social partnerships . /

by Billett, Stephen | National Centre for Vocational Education Research | Clemans, Allie | Seddon, Terri.

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. National Centre for Vocational Education Research 2006Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/proj/nr4012.pdf' Checked: 22/04/2009 2:24:27 PM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Community capacity building : a practical guide. /

by Atkinson, Rowland | Willis, Paul.

Publisher: Hobart, Tas. University of Tasmania. School of Sociology and Social Work. Housing and Community Research Unit 2006Description: PDF.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Creating a level playing field in more than just sport /

by Centre for Multicultural Youth Issues.

Publisher: Carlton, Vic. Centre for Multicultural Youth Issues 2006Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: A report on culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) young people's access and participation in Leisure and Recreation Centres within the City of Yarra. Includes findings of focus groups and recommendations.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Bound to care /

by Braithwaite, V. A.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Allen & Unwin 1990Description: 179 p. Bibliography: p. 157-171. Includes index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Working with children's existing networks : building better opportunities? /

by Morris, Kate | Burford, Gale.

Publisher: 2007Availability: No items available

Preventing social exclusion of refugee and asylum seeking children : building new networks. /

by Beirens, Hanne | Hughes, Nathan | Hek, Rachel | Spicer, Neil.

Publisher: 2007Availability: No items available

Gypsy/traveller children and families : the potential of working with networks /

by Mason, Paul | Broughton, Kevin.

Publisher: 2007Availability: No items available

The demographics of loneliness among older people in Perth, Western Australia /

by Steed, Lyndall | Boldy, Duncan | Grenade, Linda.

Publisher: 2007Availability: No items available

Social network sites : public, private, or what? /

by Boyd, Danah.

Publisher: 2007Description: HTML.Notes: URL: 'http://digbig.com/4tjaf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:42:15 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Rebuilding connections : creating opportunities for socially isolated older Australians : evaluation of the Brotherhood of St Laurence Community Care Socialisation Program

by Hillier, Michael | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: July 2007 Includes bibliographical references (p. 29-30)Summary: This report describes the experience of the Brotherhood s Community Care Division in the Department of Human Services Southern and North and West Regions of Melbourne in responding to social isolation through its Socialisation Program. Drawing on the views of participants and care managers, the author evaluates the effectiveness of this approach in addressing social isolation and considers the broader implications for care management programs generally and particularly for leisure and recreational services for older people and people with a disability.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Men's sheds in Australia : learning through community contexts. /

by Golding, Barry | National Centre for Vocational Education Research | Brown, Mike | Foley, Annette.

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. National Centre for Vocational Education Research 2007Description: 44 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-43)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Creating better communities : a study of social capital. /

by Healy, Karen | Benevolent Society.

Publisher: Paddington, N.S.W. Benevolent Society 2007Description: PDF.Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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