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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).

Indigenous partnerships in protected area management in Australia : three case studies : [successful strategies in Indigenous organisations] : volume 3. /

by Bauman, Toni | Smyth, Dermot.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Studies 2007; The Australian Collaboration 2007Description: PDF.Summary: Reports specifically on three case studies on joint management of lands of conservation value, ending with a series of recommendations for policy-makers and governments.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Infoxchange Australia : technology for social change. /

by Infoxchange.

Publisher: Summary: Cataloguer's description: Infoxchange Australia is a not-for-profit social enterprise company focusing on community development using Information Technology as the primary tool to create positive social change. It offers services to the not-for-profit sector that inclues computer recycling, Internet Service Provision, database and online information/content management, web site design and hosting to a wide curriculum of computer training. Infoxchange focuses on the delivery of a wide range of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions for community building purposes using IT means for social justice outcomes.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Keeping the hubs humming : tuning into neighbourhoods /

by Stubbings, Jo-Ann (ed) | Hubs Strategy Group for Hume Communities for Children nitiative.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2009Description: iv, 24 p. PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: The purpose of this report is to document the learnings from the Hubs strategy in the Broadmeadows Communities for Children site to guide future development. It aims to be of value to others wishing to develop Hubs and to provide a feedback loop to policy makers on the practicalities of 'setting the Hubs humming'. It draws on the 2007 Setting the Hubs Humming: Working together for children and their families report as well as local evaluation reports and data collected as part of the strategy. It is anticipated that this document will be used as a resource to further build the profile of community Hubs in schools and inform a range of audiences.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Laidlaw Foundation . /

by Laidlaw Foundation.

Publisher: Toronto, Canada Laidlaw Foundation 2008Online Access: Website Notes: URL: 'http://www.laidlawfdn.org/' Summary: "The Foundation s current work promotes positive youth development through inclusive youth engagement in the arts, environment and in community. It recognizes that all young people need the unconditional support of significant adults in their lives and need multiple opportunities to locate an individual talent and the resources necessary to develop that talent. > We believe that inclusive communities foster the active participation of young people from diverse social, economic, racial and ethnic family backgrounds in civic life and community leadership." -- Laidlaw Foundation website.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Making a difference : local learning and employment networks. /

by Victorian Learning and Employment Skills Commission.

Publisher: East Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Learning and Employment Skills Commission 2003Description: iii, 21 p. : ill.Notes: May 2003 Author: Dr. Deb HullAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Maps to success : successful strategies in Indigenous organisations : volume 2. /

by The Australian Collaboration | Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Studies.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Studies 2007; The Australian Collaboration 2007Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.australiancollaboration.com.au/booksreports/maps_to_success.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:50:55 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: A practical handbook for Indigenous organisations. The salient features of success within Indigenous organisatons are explored in a practical, can do fashion, ending with numerous examples of how organisations can become stronger by forming alliances with government, the wider community and the private sector..Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Measuring social exclusion : evidence for a new social policy agenda /

by Horn, Michael | Anglicare Australia.

Publisher: Ainslie, A.C.T.In: Staying power Anglicare Australia's State of the Family Report October 2011 Call No. 362.82 STA pp.1-23 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: October 2011 Includes bibliographical referencesSummary: In the key essay in Staying Power, Michael Horn from the Brotherhood of St Laurence describes a new national project which measures social exclusion, and reports on who it affects and how. He shows how people are trapped in poverty and exclusion; and that it's not just one, it's both.Availability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

Monitoring success in choice neighborhoods : A proposed approach to performance measurement /

by Smith, Robin | The Urban Institute | Kingsley, G. Thomas | Cunningham, Mary | Popkin, Susan | Dumlao, Kassie | Ellen, Ingrid Gould | Joseph, Mark.

Publisher: Washington, DC The Urban Institute 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: April 2010Summary: This 50-page paper considers how to effectively evaluate outcomes and measure success in comprehensive community transformation efforts like Choice Neighborhoods. The Choice Neighborhoods Initiative proposed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is intended to transform neighborhoods of extreme poverty and severely distressed housing into revitalized mixed-income communitiesAvailability: (1)

National Housing Conference : building for diversity : Perth 2005. /

by Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute 2005Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.nationalhousingconference.org.au/past/nhc_2005' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:48:18 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

National Housing Conference : housing futures : Adelaide 2003. /

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute 2003Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.nationalhousingconference.org.au/' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:20:01 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

National Housing Conference : Sydney 2008. /

by Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute 2008Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.nationalhousingconference.org.au/past/nhc_2008' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:48:27 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

National plan to reduce violence against women and their children : including the first three-year Action Plan /

by Council of Australian Governments.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography p. 55-58Summary: Reducing all violence in our community is a priority. All forms of violence against women are unacceptable, in any community and in any culture. It is everyone's responsibility to reject and prevent violence. The National Plan targets two main types of violence: domestic and family violence and sexual assault. These crimes are gendered crimes that is they have an unequal impact on women. Whilst there are many forms of violent behaviour perpetrated against women, domestic violence and sexual assault are the most pervasive forms of violence experienced by women in Australia, and require an immediate and focused response.Availability: (1)

Organising for success : policy report : successful strategies in Indigenous organisations : volume 1. /

by The Australian Collaboration | Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Studies.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Studies 2007; The Australian Collaboration 2007Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.australiancollaboration.com.au/booksreports/policy_report.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:50:54 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: This policy report explores the policy implications of the research and formulates them into six sets of recommendations for government and Indigenous leaders.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Parliamentary Inquiry into Building New Communities /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2005Description: 3 p.Other title: Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Building New.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: April 2005Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Partnerships advancing community engagement : four pilots projects with Rotary

by Unkles, Bill | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2008Description: iv, 18 p. PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: February 2008 Summary: The Partnerships Advancing Community Engagement program (PACE) was devised by Rotary Youth Ambassadorial Scholar, Courtney Scala, during an internship with the Brotherhood of St Laurence. This innovative approach is about Rotary clubs collaborating with community members and agencies on long-term sustainable projects to address disadvantage. This review of four projects undertaken in Melbourne shows how members used their professional and organisational skills and their networks to empower local communities.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Pathways to community participation . /

by Hoffmann-Ekstein, Jarrah.

Publisher: Paddington, N.S.W. The Benevolent Society 2007Description: 44 p.: ill.Notes: URL: 'http://www.bensoc.org.au/uploads/documents/pathways-to-community-participation-apr2008.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:50:42 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

People and community at the heart of systems and bureaucracy : South Australia's Social Inclusion Initiative. /

by South Australia. Social Inclusion Board | Cappo, David J.

Publisher: Adelaide, S. A. Social Inclusion Board 2009Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.socialinclusion.sa.gov.au/files/DPC%20SASII%20book_final%20approval.pdf' Checked: 2/06/2009 11:30:03 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success response Family & early years School to work Into & out of work Retirement & ageingSummary: "... South Australia s Social Inclusion Initiative ... has created mechanisms that stand outside government bureaucracy, but are connected to, and work with, bureaucracy to deliver important reforms in critical social policy areas. The Social Inclusion Initiative operates from a people and community centred paradigm, one that puts people and community at the heart of systems and bureaucracy." -- p. 9Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Place-based policy at the crossroads : a summary report of the social inclusion and place based disadvantage workshop /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Smyth, Paul.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. unpub. (Brotherhood of St Laurence) 2008Description: PDF.Other title: Social inclusion and place-based disadvantage workshop :.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: August 2008 Paul Smyth, General Manager Research and Policy Centre Brotherhood of St Laurence (2003-2013)Summary: The social inclusion and place based disadvantage workshop was held on the 13th of June 2008 at the Metropole Conference Centre in Fitzroy, Victoria, under the auspices of the Brotherhood of St Laurence?s Research & Policy Centre and the Victorian Government?s Department of Planning & Community Development. These proceedings are aimed at fostering, informing and stimulating public reflection, discussion, debate, research, and policy initiatives to address one of the central challenges facing contemporary Australian governments, industries and communities.Availability: (1)

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