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A bridge to a new culture : promoting the participation of refugees in sporting activities /

by Refugee Council of Australia.

Publisher: Surry Hills, N.S.W. Refugee Council of Australia 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This report draws together conclusions from research on the participation of refugees in sport and lessons learned from organisations which have developed innovative approaches. In doing so, RCOA's aim is to encourage sporting administrators, community organisations, settlement service providers and government agencies to examine options for involving recently-arrived refugees in sporting activities, thereby helping to build a healthier and more inclusive society.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A case for justice : position paper on the legal process of seeking asylum in Australia. /

by Psihogios-Billington, Maria.

Publisher: North Melbourne, Vic. Asylum Seeker Resource Centre 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: The purpose of this paper is to advocate, educate and work constructively towards better practices and processes in the refugee determination system. The numerous case examples are based on the real-life experiences of clients of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) Legal Program, and reflect the xperiences of many asylum seekers.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A different way : an evaluation of the pilot projects in integration support. /

by McLeod, John.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Coordinating Committee, Commonwealth Special Education Program [1995]Description: 39 p.Notes: cover title; Evaluation of pilot integration project undertaken at Carrum Downs under the supervision of John Forster, Brotherhood of St Laurence. Victorian Coordinating Committee for the Commonwealth Special Education Program. November 1992Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Actions for community strengthening with local government . /

by Considine, Mark.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Department for Victorian Communities 2005Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.communitybuilding.vic.gov.au/cms/items/2005/06/00549-upload-00001.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:28:26 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Active Linking Initiative (ALI) Evaluation /

by Edwards, Robyn | University of New South Wales. Social Policy Research Centre | Fisher, Karen R.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales, Social Policy Research Centre 2010Description: PDF.Other title: University of New South Wales, Social Policy Research Centre.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: February 2010 Report prepared for Ageing Disability and Home Care, Department of Human Services NSW. Bibliography : p. 58-59Summary: The NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (DADHC) commissioned the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) to evaluate the Active Linking Initiative (ALI). The ALI began in 2000 as one part of the NSW Boarding House Reform Program. ALI aims to link people who live in Licensed Residential Centres (LRC, commonly known as licensed boarding houses) into the community in ways which are meaningful and sustainable. ALI support is a contracted service funded by DADHC and provided by nongovernment organisations (NGO). It aims to facilitate community based activities based on a person's goals, building individual skills to enhance their independence and integration within the community.Availability: (1)

Age at migration and social integration /

by slund, Olof | Institute for the Study of Labor | B hlmark, Anders | Nordstr m Skans, Oskar.

Publisher: Bonn, Germany Institute for the Study of Labor 2009Description: PDF.Other title: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Discussion paper ;.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2009Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Building sustainable adult literacy provision : a review of international trends in adult literacy policy and programs. /

by McKenna, Rosa | National Centre for Vocational Education Research | Fitzpatrick, Lynne.

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. National Centre for Vocational Education Research 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: May 2004Availability: (1)

Collateral costs : the effects of incarceration on employment and earnings among young men. /

by Holzer, Harry J | University of Wisconsin, Madison. Institute for Research on overty.

Publisher: Madison WI Institute for Research on Poverty 2007Description: PDF.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Enhancing the effectiveness of Australian social housing integration initiatives /

by Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.

Edition: 112-AprilPublisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institiute 2009Description: PDF.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Ex-prisoners and accommodation : what bearing do different forms of housing have on social reintegration : final report. /

by Baldry, Eileen | McDonnell, Desmond | Maplestone, Peter | Peeters, Manu.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute 2003Description: PDF.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

From refugee to citizen : "standing on my own two feet" : a research report on integration, "Britishness" and citizenship . /

by Rutter, Jill | Cooley, Laurence | Reynolds, Sile.

Publisher: London, U.K. Metropolitan Support Trust 2007; Institute for Public Policy Research 2007Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.ippr.org/feeds/files/refugeetocitizen.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:47:40 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

How learning English facilitates integration for adult migrants : the Jarrah language centre experience /

by Leith, Meaghan | National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. National Centre for Vocational Education Research 2012Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: January 2012 Bibliography pp. 31-32 Appendices pp. 33-35Summary: Using interviews with adult migrants over a period of two years, the authors look at how undertaking an English as a second language (ESL) class helps to facilitate integration into Australian society. Overall, not being competent and confident in speaking English was seen by all (migrants and ESL teachers) as the biggest barrier to integration. If migrants were confident in speaking English they were able to find employment, move into mainstream study and engage more in social activities.Availability: (1)

Integration and social housing in Australia : theory and practice /

by Phillips, Rhonda Milligan, Vivienne Jones, Andrew.

Publisher: Brisbane. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute. 2009Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://tinyurl.com/cj5xd5' Checked: 2/06/2009 11:32:36 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: This study examines the themes of policy and service integration in the provision of social housing in Australia. It identifies the factors driving policy interest in this issue, and the views of social housing managers and service providers concerning integration issues, challenges, opportunities and risks. It identifies, describes and analyses some of the main integration initiatives of recent years and identifies principles that may contribute to better integrated social housing policies and services. > Availability: No items available

Manual of good practice. /

by Association of Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Association of Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres 1999Description: 124 p.Notes: At head of title: Inclusive Communities Project Project officer: Judith Buckingham Initiated by Melbourne Community Foundation. Funded by the Buckland Foundation--coverAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Maximising the positive economic, social and cultural impacts of migration : submission to the Inquiry into Multiculturalism in Australia / BSL

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Greco, Sarina.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2011Description: 18 p. PDF.Other title: Brotherhood of St Laurence submission to the Inquiry into Multiculturalism in Australia.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Australia's history confirms that we need a holistic social policy framework for all citizens, with pathways to meaningful cultural, economic and social inclusion. Therefore, Australian social inclusion, in the pursuit of equal participation and better outcomes for all community members, cannot ignore multiculturalism or treat it as a fringe issue, especially in light of the country's strong immigration program. The BSL believes that multiculturalism must be part of a new social contract that continues to sit alongside the Indigenous policies and applied social inclusion approaches, to inform them and be informed by them.Availability: (1)

Multicultural youth in Australia : settlement and transition. /

by Francis, Steve [Steven] | Cornfoot, Sarah.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth 2007Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.aracy.org.au/scriptcontent/aracy_docs/document_80.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:47:46 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success response School to work SCHOOL TO WORKSummary: This paper outlines the needs of multicultural youth, particularly newly > arrived refugee and migrant young people, in a range of key areas.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Multiculturalism and integration : a harmonious relationship /

by Clyne, Michael (ed.) | Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia | Jupp, James (ed.).

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. ANU E Press 2011Description: xxiii, 228 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: Multiculturalism has been the official policy of all Australian governments (Commonwealth and State) since the 1970s. It has recently been criticised, both in Australia and elsewhere. Integration has been suggested as a better term and policy. Critics suggest it is a reversion to assimilation. However integration has not been rigorously defined and may simply be another form of multiculturalism, which the authors believe to have been vital in sustaining social harmony.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

On the risk of unemployment : a comparative assessment of the labour market success of migrants in Australia. /

by Thapa, Prem J.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Centre for Economic Policy Research, Australian National University 2004Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: January 2004Availability: (1)

Promoting integration : the provision of prisoner post-release services. /

by Borzycki, Maria | Baldry, Eileen.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Institute of Criminology 2003Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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