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Every child every chance : a good childhood is in everyone's best interests : a strategic framework for Family Services. /

by Victoria. Department of Human Services. Office for Children.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Department of Human Services. Office for Children 2007Description: iv, 92 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Family & early years School to work SCHOOL TO WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Exclusion and embrace : conversations about spirituality and disability : proceedings of a conference October 2001. /

by Newell, Christopher J. (ed.).

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. UnitingCare Victoria 2002Description: ix, 190 p.Notes: Papers from the third National Conference on Spirituality and Disability held at the YWCA, Melbourne, 18-21 October 2001. Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Fearless and flexible : views of Gen Y : a qualitative study of people aged 16-24 in Australia /

by Saulwick, Irving | Muller, Denis.

Publisher: Glebe, N.S.W. Dusseldorp Skills Forum 2006Description: 61 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This study was commissioned by the Dusseldorp Skills Forum as the first stage of a two-part study to analyse what young people are thinking in Australia today. The researchers conducted eight focus groups in major cities and regional centres. Among other findings, they concluded that the young people do not share the insecurities of the parents generation, but rather have grown up accepting that mobility, change and adaptability are part of life. This report may be a useful resource for the strategic planning related to the school to work transition.Availability: (1)

Finding a home : a research report on supporting newly arrived migrants and refugees to secure housing. /

by Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne).

Publisher: Mitcham, Vic. Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: URL: '' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:39:29 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: The report outlines the findings on consultations with newly arrived communities and real estate agents and provides directions for community education programs to increase community understanding of housing in Victoria and the process for obtaining and maintaining private rental housing, education programs for real estate agents and a service model for assisting newly arrived migrants and refugees to secure private rental housing.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Forced exit: a profile of the young and homeless in inner urban Melbourne. /

by Hirst, Claudia.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Salvation Army [1989]Description: 216 p. Bibliography: p. 212-216.Notes: Published as a result of the Youth Homelessness Policy Development Project, part of the Salvation Army's Crossroads Youth ProjectAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Fragmented futures : new challenges in working life. /

by Watson, Ian | Buchanan, John | Campbell, Iain | Briggs, Chris.

Publisher: Annandale, N.S.W. Federation Press 2003Description: ix, 236 p.Notes: Alternative title: Fragmented futures : new concepts in working life. Includes bibliographical references and index. Website : Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Gambling the home away : a study of the impact of gambling on homelessness. /

by Antonetti, Emma | Horn, Michael.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Hanover Welfare Services 2001Description: 37 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: June 2001 Includes bibliographical referencesSummary: Whilst recent research in Victoria has examined the link between gambling and use of welfare services to meet basic needs, there has been no substantive study that specifically explores the extent to which problem gambling directly contributes to housing crisis or homelessness. This study has sought to investigate the association between problem gambling and homelessness, and to better understand the pathways from problem gambling to housing crisis.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Getting a chance : employment support for young people with multiple disadvantages. /

by Barnes, Helen | Lakey, Jane | Parry, Jane.

Publisher: York, U.K. York Publishing Services 2001Description: vii, 47 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-42)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Getting people back into work : the experience of Jobcentre Plus /

by Pendleton, Nigel.

Publisher: 2006Availability: No items available

Getting to know your community : a guide to gathering qualitative information. /

by Victoria. Department for Victorian Communities.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. The Department 2005Description: PDF.Notes: URL: '' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:28:21 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success response Library also holds print copyAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Getting what we need : families' experiences of services /

by McArthur, Morag | Australian Catholic University. Institute of Child rotection Studies | Thomson, Lorraine | Winkworth, Gail | Butler, Kate.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 2010Description: HTML.Summary: This report documents the experiences of 80 parents on income support regarding their needs, their levels of formal and informal supports and their interactions with services. This qualitative study, undertaken by the Australian Catholic University's Institute of Child Protection Studies on behalf of the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, was designed to gain a deeper understanding of the experiences of families with complex needs in order to inform more responsive and integrated service delivery.Availability: No items available

Give me a break! : welfare to work : a lost opportunity. /

by Horn, Michael | Jordan, Lucinda.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Melbourne Citymission. Research and Social Policy Unit 2006Description: 71 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Summary: This report documents the findings of the survey and makes considered policy recommendations to ensure that vulnerable and disadvantaged jobseekers are not unfairly or inappropriately penalised under the new arrangements. Rather we believe our recommendations will assist to build a sustainable pathway to employment that acknowledges their backgrounds, experiences and capabilities.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Globalisation : global economies, labour markets and low skilled workers in Australia and abroad : briefing paper. /

by Rice, Andrew.

Publisher: unpub. 2003Description: 15 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: June 2003 Bibliography: p. 13-15Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Going bad : homeless men in an Australian city /

by Jordan, Alan K | Council to Homeless Persons.

Edition: 1st ed.Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Council to Homeless Persons 1994Description: xii, 140 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 x 30 cm.Notes: Based on author's thesis submitted at La Trobe University in 1973 under the title: "Inner-city homeless men in Melbourne". Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-140)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Green jobs for the poor : a public employment approach /

by Lieuw-Kie-Song, Maikel.

Publisher: New York, NY United Nations Development Programme 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: (1)

Growing community enterprise : an evaluation of the Community Enterprise Development Initiative

by Bond, Sharon | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2008Description: xii, 88 p. PDF.Other title: Stronger communities - making it our business .Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: March 2008 Summary: This is the final evaluation report from the Community Enterprise Development Initiative (CEDI), funded by the Victorian Department of Planning and Community Development and delivered by the Brotherhood of St Laurence. After a pilot in 12 locations in 2005, the program expanded to 15 more sites in 2006 07. In addition to assisting the development of various community enterprises, CEDI has built a knowledge base about critical success factors and best practice, and fostered collaboration and networking. The report includes several case studies of community enterprises.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Harvard business review : on managing uncertainty. /

by Harvard Business Review.

Publisher: Boston, MA Harvard Business School Press 1999Description: v, 218 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index Contents:Strategy under uncertainty / Hugh Courtney, Jane Kirkland and Patrick Viguerie ; Competing for the future / Gary Hamel and C.K. Prahalad ; Planning as learning / Arie P. De Geus ; The right game : use game theory to shape strategy / Adam M. Brandenburger and Barry J. Nalebuff ; Discovery-driven planning / Rita Gunther McGrath and Ian C. MacMillan ; Decision making : going forward in reverse / Hillel J.Einhorn and Robin M. Hogarth ; Disruptive technologies : catching the wave / Joseph L. Bower and Clayton M. Christensen ; Time pacing : competing in markets that won't stand still / Kathleen M. Eisenhardt and Shona L. Brown missing 2006Availability: No items available

Health, social change and communities. /

by Liamputtong, Pranee (ed.) | Gardner, Heather (ed.).

Publisher: South Melbourne Oxford University Press 2003Description: xix, 349 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Part 1: Health and social change -- 1. The health system, participation and community groups / Pranee Liamputtong, Heather Gardner and Michael McGartland -- 2. Consumers and health policy reform / Meredith Carter and Debra O'Connor -- 3. Incorporating voices from the community into policy / Linda Hancock and Donna Morabito -- 4. Altruism or entrepreneurialism : competing ideologies in the voluntary sector / Eli Ristevski, Heather Gardner and Theonie Tacticos -- 5. Unemployment and individualism : community and health in Australian unemployment policy / Douglas Ezzy -- 6. Public health challenges in the care of the dying / Allan Kellehear -- 7. Policy reform in the psychiatric sector : service responses after deinistitutionalisation / Bill Healy -- Part 2: Communities -- 8. Women and health : an ongoing agenda / Pranee Liamputtong and Judith Dwyer -- 9. Promoting men's health : from pathologies to partnerships / Rick Hayes -- 10. The health of children / Janet Taylor -- 11. Healthy ageing : a new focus on older people's health and well-being / Colette Browning and Hal Kendig -- 12. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome : social aspects and the role of community groups / Chris L. Peterson -- 13. Aboriginal Australians, governments and participation in health systems / Ian Anderson -- 14. `Our shame, blacks live poor, die young' : indigenous health practice and ethical possibilities for reform / Sandy Toussaint -- 15. Living in a different place at a different time : health policy and Australian ethnic communities / Pranee Liamputtong, Vivian Lin and Prue Bagley -- 16. Queering health : the health of young same-sex-attracted men and women / Damien Ridge, Alana Hulme and David Peasley -- 17. Drugs : a contested policy area / Margaret Hamilton -- 18. Suicidality in the community / Jane Pirkis, Robert Goldney and Philip Burgess.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Health, well-being and older people. /

by Reed, Jan | Stanley, David | Clarke, Charlotte.

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. Policy Press 2004Description: vi, 202 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: Drawing on extensive experience in both practice and research in Newcastle in northern England the authors discuss issues that are important to the health of older people, including attitudes and ageism, the body, the environment, family and community, sexuality and having fun. The book is particularly useful for students and staff in fields from nursing to social work to social policy.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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