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2010 micro business summit /

by The Smith Family.

Publisher: [Melbourne] unpub. [2010]Description: 68 p.: ill.Other title: Micro business summit.Notes: Organisation Committee includes: Elaine Henry, The Smith Family; Toby Hall, Mission Australia; Tony Nicholson, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Steven Persson, The Big Issue; Robert Doyle, Lord Mayor City of Melbourne; David Brookes, Social Traders; David Eldridge, The Salvation Army; Andrew Penn, AXA Asia PacificSummary: This paper summarises the discussions that took place at the summit and the feedback received following it along with recommendations for how micro business can help disadvantaged Australians take a step of of disadvantage.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Beyond expectations, below full potential : an analysis of Mission Australia's Work for the Dole activities /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Mission Australia 2004Description: 18 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 16)Summary: This compact report draws on the experiences of over 100 men and women participating in Work for the Dole activities across Australia, and of staff who supervise or develop the activities. These people identified benefits related to personal development, job skills and improved employment opportunities, as well as areas for improvement (e.g. better matching of participants with activities, adequate payment to cover transport costs, and simplified administrative processes).Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Hearing directly from vulnerable young Australians /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W.Mission Australia Snapshot 2010 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography : p. 7Summary: In 2009, around 48,000 young people across Australia participated in the eighth annual Mission Australia National survey of young Australians. The survey asked young people aged 11 to 24 years about what they value, their concerns, where they go for advice and support and who they admire. This publication focuses on the responses of three more vulnerable groups of young people - those who were homeless, in out-of-home care, or involved in the juvenile justice system. Young people who are homeless, in out-of-home care or in juvenile justice can be vulnerable in a number of areas which are fundamental to wellbeing, including meaningful relationships, educational achievement, secure housing, physical and mental wellbeing and financial security. This publication provides background on these young people, hears directly from them and makes some policy recommendations for enhancing their wellbeing.Availability: (1)

How homeless men are faring : some initial outcomes from the Michael Project /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W.Mission Australia Snapshot 2011 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This is the second snapshot examining the circumstances of participants in the Michael Project. It focuses specifically on how participants are faring after three months relative to their circumstances when they were initially engaged with the project.Availability: (1)

In their own words : insights into the concerns of young Australians /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Mission Australia 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Mission Australia conducted its seventh annual National survey of young Australians with over 45,000 young people aged 11-24 years. The survey aimed to identify the important and emerging issues for young people through a series of questions on what they value, their issues of concern, where they turn for advice and support and who they admire. Young people from diverse communities in each state and territory across Australia participated. About half of the surveys were from young people aged between 11 and 14 years, a further 47% were from those aged 15 to 19 years and just under 1,000 were from young adults aged 20 to 24 years. ; Respondents were asked to rank the issues that concerned them from the list of options (see below). The top three issues were body image, drugs and family conflict with each of them of significant concern to around a quarter of respondents. There was no one ?standout? issue, with nine issues being of major concern to at least one in five respondents.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Increasing our understanding of homeless men : the Michael Project /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W.Mission Australia Snapshot 2010 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This publication reports on findings from new research into a nationally significant service innovation, The Michael Project, and adds to the body of evidence policy makers and practitioners can draw on.Availability: (1)

Mission Australia Centre Outcome Project : final report. /

by Pressnell, Maggie | Chamberlain, Anne.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Mission Australia 2006Description: 60 p.: ill. : tables.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: This document is the final report for a project funded by the then Department of Family and Community Services (FaCS) and now Family and Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaCSIA). Family & early years School to work Into & out of work Retirement & ageing Retirement & ageingSummary: "This document is the final report for a project that was funded under the National Homelessness Strategy. The project aimed to: - present best practice evidence for preventing homelessness in men and specifically Indigenous men - identify the best strategies for implementing outcomes measurement - use currently available outcomes and client satisfaction measurement tools to record client outcomes during the implementation of the new service model; and - make recommendations for the use of outcomes tools in other Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP) services." -- FaCSIA websiteAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The changing taste of welfare services : the evolution of cafe one : a gateway to change

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Mission Australia 2009Description: 26 p.Other title: Evolution of Café One - a gateway to change.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The experiences of young people : how do their living arrangements impact? /

by Mission Australia Research and Social Policy.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Mission Australia 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This publication explores the experiences of young people who are homeless or in foster care. Results draw from the National survey of young Australians 2008. In 2008 Mission Australia conducted its seventh annual National survey of young Australians with over 45,000 young people aged 11-24 years. The survey aimed to identify the important and emerging issues for young people through a series of questions on what they value, their issues of concern, where they turn for advice and support and who they admire.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The inclusive role of playgroups in Greater Dandenong

by Oke, Nicole | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Stanley, Janet | Theobald, Jacqui.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2007Description: vi, 33 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography: p. 30-33Summary: This report investigates the ways in which playgroups in Greater Dandenong, a culturally diverse municipality in south-eastern Melbourne, can foster the inclusion of many community groups, and identifies barriers to playgroup attendance for parents and caregivers.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Towards new indicators of disadvantage : deprivation and social exclusion in Australia

by Saunders, Peter | Naidoo, Yuvisthi | Griffiths, Megan | Davidson, Peter | Hampshire, Anne | Taylor, Janet | King, Susan.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Social Policy Research Centre. University of New South Wales 2007Description: xi, 106 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-106) November 2007Summary: Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction and overview -- Forms of disadvantage -- Research strategy -- Outline of the report -- Chapter 2. Conceptual framework and new indicators -- The limitations of income poverty -- Deprivation and social exclusion -- Poverty and deprivation -- Poverty and social exclusion -- Previous Australian research -- Poverty, deprivation and exclusion -- Summary -- Chapter 3. The left out and missing out project -- The voices of low-income Australians -- Survey design and sample characteristics -- Summary -- Chapter 4. The essentials of life -- Key research questions -- Identifying potential essentials -- Socially perceived essentials -- Community support for the essentials of life -- Is there a consensus on the essentials of life? -- Summary -- Chapter 5. Missing out : patterns of deprivation -- From essentials to deprivation -- The deprivation profile -- Deprivation among key groups -- Multiple deprivation -- Summary -- Chapter 6. Left out : social exclusion --Forms of exclusion -- Indicators of exclusion -- Social exclusion among key groups -- Multiple exclusion -- Summary -- Chapter 7. The overlap between poverty, deprivation and exclusion --Similarity and difference -- Estimating overlaps -- Chapter 8. Towards new indicators of disadvantage -- Summary -- What needs to be done? -- Concluding comments.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Towards New Indicators of Disadvantage Project : bulletin no. 1 : identifying the essentials of life.

by Saunders, Peter.

Publisher: Sydney, NSW Social Policy Research Centre. 2006Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

Triple Care Farm : a safe place for change 1989-2009 : youth /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Mission Australia 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography : p. 29Summary: This report describes a service with over twenty years' experience of providing specialist co-morbid drug and alcohol rehabilitation within an holistic program. Mission Australia's Triple Care Farm is a residential model that addresses the interconnectedness between the social, environmental, physical, mental and vocational aspects of the lives of the young people involved. It empowers young people to set their own goals for improvement, and characterises an approach that is truly tailored to the needs of each individual.Availability: (1)

Working for renewal : an evaluation of Mission Australia's UREEP : a social enterprise and transitional labour market program /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Mission Australia 2008Description: 39 p.: ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: (1)

Youth employment : blue-print /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: 2006Availability: No items available

Youth employment : participation continuum /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: 2006Availability: No items available

Youth employment : responses. /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: 2006Availability: No items available

Youth employment : the facts. /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: 2006Availability: No items available

Youth employment : voices. /

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: 2006Availability: No items available

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