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`Don't mourn for me - organise...' : the social and political uses of voluntary organisations. /

by Scott, David | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Allen and Unwin 1981Description: 174 p.Notes: Executive Director, Brotherhood of St Laurence 1969-1980Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

10 essentials to make Australia fair report . /

Publisher: Redfern, N.S.W. Australian Council of Social Service 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A compendium of social inclusion indicators : how's Australia faring? : a compilation of comparative data undertaken by the Australian social inclusion board to inform its advisory work. /

by Australia. Social Inclusion Board.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T Commonwealth of Australia 2009Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Also available: Building community resilience brochure; In June 2009, the Australian Social Inclusion Board released a brochure on how to build inclusive and resilient communities. This brochure explains resilience and vulnerability, outlines principles for building resilience and ideas for how to apply them and provides some examples from Australia and overseas, along with links to useful resources.Summary: The Australian Social Inclusion Board’s Compendium of Social Inclusion Indicators contributes first steps towards comprehensive performance measurement and evaluation of social inclusion in Australia. It has been developed by the Board to generate discussion and debate on the question of how to measure disadvantage and social exclusion. It includes indicators developed in the EU and supplementary Australian measures, to draw a picture of how people are doing on issues such as income, access to the job market, social supports and networks, effects of the local neighbourhood, access to services and health.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A fair go for all Australians : international comparisons, 2007 : 10 essentials. /

Publisher: Redfern, N.S.W. Australian Council of Social Service 2007Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.australiafair.org.au/upload/site/pdf/publications/3078__Australia%20Fair%20Report.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:43:45 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A fairer Victoria : strong people strong communities /

by Victoria. Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. The Department 2008Description: 58 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 'May 2008' cover titleSummary: A Fairer Victoria is a whole of Government social policy action plan to address disadvantage and promote inclusion and participation. The Fairer Victoria strategies for 2008 target four priority areas: giving all Victorian children the best start in life; improving education and helping people into work; improving health and wellbeing; and developing liveable communities. This document sets out the policy measures designed to reduce disadvantage by achieving better support for children and families, improving education and training to remove educational inequities and barriers to workplace participation, improving health and wellbeing, and strengthening neighbourhoods and local communities.Availability: (1)

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).

A platform for smart government : 2010 Victorian State Election /

by Victorian Council of Social Service.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Council of Social Service 2010Description: 61 p. : ill. maps.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Access to affordable energy and water is vital to the health and well-being of individuals and families. Yet many Victorians experience 'utilities stress' - where they can't afford to heat their homes, or must go without other essentials such as food, to pay their utilities bills. Being unable to afford the basics not only limits life but risks health and well-being, and can push households into crisis. Managing electricity and gas bills can be even more difficult for households living in poor quality rental housing, with no heating or insulation.Availability: (1)

A profile of carers in Australia, 2008 . /

by Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Bureau of Statistics 2008Description: HTML.Notes: URL: 'http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/4448.0' Checked: 2/03/2009 9:54:48 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success response Retirement & ageingSummary: "A Profile of Carers in Australia provides an overview of the characteristics and activities of people who provide informal assistance to someone with a disability, long-term health condition or to older people (aged 60 years and over). Information was drawn from the 2006 Census of Population and Housing and from three ABS surveys: the 2003 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC); the 2006 General Social Survey (GSS) and the 2006 Time Use Survey (TUS). To help readers understand the differences between the data sources, the collection methodology and output from the different surveys and the Census are examined in a technical Appendix." -- ABS websiteAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A study of community aid centres in New South Wales. /

by Horowitz, Lisa.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. AGPS 1975Description: 50 P.Notes: Research report on behalf of the Coucil of Social Service of New South WalesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A study of the Heidelberg (Victoria) community : research report. /

by Morgan, Mary.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. AGPS 1976Description: 85 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A study of the Hindmarsh (South Australia) community : research report. /

by Duigan, M.G.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. AGPS 1975Description: 61 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A survey of Anglican social work agencies. /

by Hughes, Helen M.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. unpub. [1967?]Description: .Notes: for the Church of England Social Service Advisory Council. part 3 added 23 February 2009 3 v.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A thousand yellow envelopes : providing support to Temporary Protection Visa refugees. /

by Hannan, Ainslie.

Publisher: 2003Description: p. 156-168.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Rec. no. for book : B11653 indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Access and equity in government services reports /

by Australia. Department of Immigration and Citizenship.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. Department of Immigration and Citizenship 2011Description: HTML.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: electronic resource only Link contain the following years: 1998 ; 1999 ; 2000 ; 2001 ; 2002 ; 2003 ; 2004 ; 2005 ; 2006-2008 ; 2008-2010 PDF of latest year onlySummary: The government's Access and Equity Strategy and Framework provides a guide for all government agencies to deliver services and programs that are responsive to the needs of Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The reports feature examples of how government agencies are responding to the needs of Australia's multicultural society.Availability: (1)

Achieving the impossible : interagency collaboration to address the housing, health and social care needs of people able to live in ordinary housing. /

by Arblaster, Lorna | Conway, Jean | Foremen, Anne | Hawtin, Murray.

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. Policy Press 1998Description: 76 p. ; 30 cm.Notes: At foot of title: Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Community care.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

ACTCOSS : The Council of Social Service of ACT. /

by Council of Social Service of the ACT.

Publisher: 11/19/2002 19:17:08http://www.actcoss.org.au/ 2003Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 20 January 2003 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: The ACT Council of Social Service Inc (ACTCOSS) is the peak representative body for not-for-profit organisations, and disadvantaged and low-income citizens of the ACT.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Activating states : transforming the delivery of 'welfare to work' services in Australia, the UK and the Netherlands. /

by Lewis, Jenny | Considine, Mark | O?Sullivan, Siobhan.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Centre for Public Policy, University of Melbourne 2008Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: The frontline delivery of welfare-to-work services for the unemployed has changed significantly over the past ten years in response to structural and ideological pressures. Using benchmark data collected ten years ago, the Activating States project aims to analyse whether and how the activation of welfare clients has changed these services. This analysis will provide a means to assess the components of the new target and market-driven systems in Australia, the UK and the Netherlands and to compare different tools for managing both clients and frontline staff.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Activation in integrated services : bridging social and employment services in European countries /

by Minas,Renate | Institute for Futures Studies.

Publisher: Stockholm, Sweden Institute for Futures Studies 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: A 25-page Swedish working paper studying how new integrated services designed to promote the transition from welfare to work have affected government structures, e.g. shifts of responsibility upwards or downwards for both groups, and how encompassing these new services are both with respect to target group and involved actorsAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Addressing locational disadvantage effectively /

by Ware, Vicki-Ann | Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute. Research ynthesis Service | Gronda , Hellene | Vitis, Laura.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Commissioned by Housing New South Wales August 2010 Appendices : p. 51-100 Bibliography : p. 101-103Summary: This report is the final output of a synthesis examining the nature of locational disadvantage and ways in which governments can intervene to improve the lives of disadvantaged residents in areas of concentrated poverty and disadvantage. The report outlines the synthesis methodology used, then explores the complex and contested concept of locational disadvantage. This is followed by discussion of some interventions used in the US, UK and EU to improve the life chances of residents of disadvantaged areas, leading to conclusions about broad principles for achieving lasting improvements.Availability: (1)
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Addressing the challenges together : consultations with Brotherhood clients : research summary /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: July 2011 This is a summary of a longer, unpublished report prepared by Sharon Bond and Michael Horn for an internal Brotherhood audience.Summary: This summary of a longer unpublished report outlines the client consultations that the Brotherhood undertook to help inform its 2012-14 strategic review. Focus groups - and a short survey - were conducted with five groups of Brotherhood clients, including teenagers, parents, refugees/migrants, jobseekers and older clients. Recommendations from these clients covered a range of areas from improving access to quality doctors in the outer suburbs, increasing availability of social activities programs to offering refugee-specific services through Job Network Australia providers.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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