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Community development: a public tenant group perspective. /

Publisher: Collingwood, Vic Inner Urban Regional Housing Council 1986Description: 70p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Building bridges over the digital divide. /

by Australia. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W.http://www.humanrights.gov.au/disability_rights Notes: Website : http://www.humanrights.gov.au/disability_rights November 2001Availability: No items available

Health and well-being for older people : foundations for practice. /

by Squire, Anne.

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland Bailliere Tindall 2002Description: xv, 376p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Managed competition in health care : workshop proceedings /

by Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. AusInfo 2002Description: xvii, 97 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: December 2002 Includes bibliographical references Workshop proceedings held in Canberra, 23 August 2002.Availability: (1)

Review of pricing arrangements in residential aged care : submission by Brotherhood of St Laurence. /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2003Description: 8 leaves.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: March 2003Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Growth fetish. /

by Hamilton, Clive.

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. Allen & Unwin 2003Description: xvii, 262 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references 2 copiesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Statement on consumer and community participation in health and medical research. /

by Australia. National Health and Medical Research Council.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. National Health and Medical Research Council 2001Description: xiii, 45 p.Notes: December 2001 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Political economy : the contest of economic ideas. /

by Stilwell, Frank.

Publisher: South Melbourne, Vic. Oxford University Press 2002Description: vi, 440 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Overconsumption in Britain : a culture of middle-class complaint? /

by Hamilton, Clive.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. The Australian Institute 2003Description: PDF.Notes: Library also holds print copySummary: In the United Kingdom, a high proportion of citizens feel that their incomes are inadequate to buy everything they really need. A companion study to Discussion Paper 49, "Overconsumption in Australia : the rise of the middle-class battler" by Clive Hamilton (B11233).Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The impact of credit card reform on people with low incomes. /

by Schilling, Chris.

Publisher: Collingwood, Vic. Good Shepherd Youth and Family Service 2003Description: 26 p. : ill.Notes: Bibliography: p. 25-26Summary: This discussion paper from Good Shepherd Youth and Family Services examines several recent developments in Australia s credit card system since 2000, in their effect on people who not have a credit card but have nevertheless shared the costs of the system and on people on low incomes who rely on a credit card to pay for essential items, sometimes running up unmanageable debts.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Personalisation through participation : a new script for public services. /

by Leadbeater, Charles | DEMOS.

Publisher: London, U.K. DEMOS 2004Description: 98 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-92)Summary: Charles Leadbeater believes that if government is serious about personalisation, public sector bodies should regard this promise as a big challenge to the way they currently operate. He explains how personalisation go beyond a simple consumer model to actually involving users in their design and delivery of the next generation of services.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Affluenza : when too much is never enough. /

by Hamilton, Clive | Denniss, Richard.

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. Allen & Unwin 2005Description: ix, 224 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: This book is a critique of the western world s addiction to over-consumption. The authors pose the question: if the economy is doing so, why are Australians not becoming happier? They argue that people focus too much on what they lack. Hamilton and Denniss explore the messages of consumerism and marketing, and the effects of debt, overwork, waste and over-spending. In the final section they propose a refreshing alternative political philosophy, based on a commitment to improving well-being rather than mere accumulation of wealth.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The persistence of long work hours /

by Drago, Robert | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research | Black, David | Wooden, Mark.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2005Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Materialism on the march : from conspicuous leisure to conspicuous consumption? /

by Leigh, Andrew | Frijters, Paul.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian National University. Centre for Economic Policy Research 2005Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://econrsss.anu.edu.au/pdf/DP495.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:25:42 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Sustainable consumption : young Australians as agents of change /

by Bentley, Matthew | Fien, John | Neil, Cameron.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. National Youth Affairs Research Scheme 2005Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Risk and reality : access to general insurance for people on low incomes

by Sheehan, Genevieve | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Renouf, Gordon.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2006Description: iv, 31 p. PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2006 Summary: The authors investigated the reasons that many low-income and other excluded people are uninsured. Through group interviews in Victoria and New South Wales they identified specific barriers to taking out or maintaining insurance cover not just simple cost, but also perceived limitations of insurance products or insurers and attitudes to assets. Drawing on these findings the authors proposed measures to increase access to general insurance for households with limited incomes.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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The labour market ate my babies : work, children and a sustainable future. /

by Pocock, Barbara.

Publisher: Leichhardt, N.S.W. Federation Press 2006Description: x, 244 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-238) and index. Family & early yearsSummary: The author argues that modern working life has considerable impact on Australian youth and on the capacity of parents to care for them. New policy approaches to work and to child-care are needed to support and sustain those who work if they and their children are not to suffer.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Insurance Council of Australia : non-insurance, understanding the causes and effects. /

by Sheehan, Genevieve | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2007Description: 1 v.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: May 2007Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Consumer Affairs Victoria : rights and responsibilities for consumers, traders, renters and landlords. /

by Consumer Affairs Victoria.

Publisher: 05/28/2003 10:32:30http://www.consumer.vic.gov.au/ 2003Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 05/28/2003 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCEAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Consumer price index, Australia /

by Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T.Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) catalogue no. 6401.0 2008Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Published quarterly: March ; June ; September ;December 1972-79 ; 1980-89 ; 1990-99 ; 2000-09 ; 2010Summary: "Quarterly publication showing movements in retail prices of goods and services commonly purchased by metropolitan households. The goods and services are divided into the following groups: food; alcohol and tobacco; clothing and footwear; housing; household contents and services; health; transportation; communication; recreation; education; and financial and insurance services. Indexes for each of these groups and for 'All Groups' are published for each of the state capitals along with Canberra and Darwin, and for the weighted average of the eight capital cities. Details are also shown for about 54 sub-groups and special and analytical series, for the weighted average of the eight capital cities." -- ABS website.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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