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A place to stay : promoting the development of sustainable refugee communities in Tasmania. /

by Boyce, James | Madden, Kelly.

Publisher: Hobart, Tas. Social Action Research Centre Anglicare, Tasmania 2002Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

ARC future options report /

by Action and Resource Centre.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. ARC 1980Description: 47 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 27 August 1980 ARC started in 1972 at the Brotherhood of St Laurence as The Family Centre Project. Action and Resource Centre (ARC) for low-income families opened in 1972 on a self-management basis, taking over from the Family Centre and continuing the Family Centre Project philosophy - 'low-income people need a voice and an organisation where they can help other low income people'. With 95 member families, fifteen members of the Family Centre were employed as resource workers. The ARC's Support Work Program (SWOP) provided employment for men who had been out of work for some time. The formal agreement between the BSL and the Action & Resource Centre was signed on 28 July 1976, the first step towards autonomy for the project.(BSL timeline)Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Carlton community lifelong learning hub project : final report. /

by Hopkins, Liza | Swinburne University of Technology. Institute for Social esearch.

Publisher: Hawthorn, Vic. Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology 2006Description: Text.Notes: URL: 'http://www.sisr.net/publications/0512hopkins.doc' Checked: 22/04/2009 2:23:51 PM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Community engagement and climate change : benefits, challenges and strategies. /

by Fritze,Jesse | Victoria. Department of Planning and Community Development | Williamson, Lara | Wiseman, John.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victoria. Department of Planning and Community Development 2009Description: 79 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: January 2009 Report for the Victorian Department of Planning and Community Development Victoria. McCaughey Centre, VicHealth Centre for the Promotion of Mental Health and Community Wellbeing Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne in collaboration with the Victorian Council of Social Service and Council on the Ageing, Victoria Bibliography : p. 60-64Summary: This Report has been prepared for the Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD), Victorian Government. The aim of the project and the report was to strengthen understanding of the ways in which community engagement strategies can be used to support and improve climate change mitigation, adaptation and structural adjustment outcomes.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Community-based adaptation : a vital approach to the threat climate change poses to the poor /

by Reid, Hannah | Huq, Saleem.

Publisher: London, U.K. International Institute for Environment and Development 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Helping the millions of poor people at greatest risk from climate change to adapt to its impacts is a daunting task. One new approach that deserves greater support is community-based adaptation (CBA). This briefing paper outlines the concepts behind CBA, shares some early lessons learned, and calls for greater networking, information sharing and support for CBA activities.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Community.gov.au : information and services for Australians. /

by Australia. Department of Family and Community Services.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Family and Community Services 2005?Summary: The Community Portal provides access to online services and information for Australian community organisations and communities. It links to information and services provided by all levels of government and the non-government sector and provides access to over 3,000 relevant sites.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Developing appropriate exit strategies for housing regeneration programs : positioning paper. /

by Jacobs, Keith | Arthurson, Kathy | Randolph, Bill.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Doing IT better : (nearly) one year on : what have we done, and what next? /

by Lombard, Dean | Stillman, Larry | French, Rebecca.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Council of Social Service 2008Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.doingitbetter.net.au/docs/dib-confrep.pdf' Checked: 2/03/2009 9:58:06 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: This report is a useful overview of the project summarising the keynote address, presentations and workshop outcomes, especially with regard to the outcomes arising from the case studies and a solid foundation for upcoming work. In particular, there is a wealth of information from both workshop participants and visiting expert John Davies on the pitfalls and promises of developing an ICT-specific skilled volunteering service." -- Doing IT Better websiteAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Doing IT better project summary report /

by Stillman, Larry | Monash University. Centre for Community Networking Research | Kethers, Stefanie | French, Rebecca | Lombard, Dean.

Publisher: Caulfield East, Vic. Centre for Community Networking Research, Monash University & Victorian Council of Social Service 2010Description: 28 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: March 2010Summary: "Doing IT Better is a three-year project to build information and communications technology (ICT) capacity in the Victorian community services sector. Community service organisations like government and commercial organisations — are now dependent on ICT systems to support basic organisational functions and service delivery. But limited financial resources and a shortage of ICT skills and know-how in the sector have left most agencies struggling. Improved ICT capacity will enable improve organisational efficiencies, enabling more resources to be directed where it really counts: supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged Victorians via the direct service work and advocacy that is the community services sector's core business." -- Doing IT Better websiteAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

People.dot.community. /

by Nash, Annie.

Publisher: Geelong West, Vic. Villamanta Legal Service 2001Description: xi, 273 p.Summary: A reference for effective community acitivism, which includes case studies, values and tenets, and tools for effective community activism.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Reducing stigma about mental illness in transcultural settings : a guide. /

by Bakshi, Leena | Rooney, Rosie | O'Neil, Krissa.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Transcultural Mental Health Network 1999Description: vi, 77 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Regeneration through co-operation : creating a framework for communities to act together /

by Oppenheim, Carey | Co-operatives UK | Platt, Reg | Cox, Ed.

Publisher: Manchester, U.K. Co-operatives UK 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Social policy for social change /

by Fawcett, Barbara et al.

Publisher: South Yarra, Vic. Macmillan 2010Description: xiv, 250 p. ; 25 cm.Notes: Includes index. Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-242) and index. For tertiary studentsAvailability: No items available Checked out (1).

Thinking about Indigenous community governance . /

by Sanders, Will.

Publisher: Centre for Economic Policy Research, Australian National University 2004Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.anu.edu.au/caepr/Publications/DP/2004_DP262.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:18:01 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Unlocking the system : strategies for community workers in Victoria. /

by Human Rights Australia.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission 1992Description: 194 p. + appendices.Notes: Produced as part of the Commonwealth Community Relations Stategy 1992 -- tpAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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