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2002-03 Budget update. /

by Victoria. Department of Treasury and Finance.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. . Department of Treasury and Finance 2002Description: ii, 118 p.Notes: Presented by the Honourable John Brumby, M.P. Treasurer of the State of Victoria -- tp January 2003 Website : http://www.budget.vic.gov.au This publication makes reference to the 2001-02 Budget Paper set which includes: Budget Paper No. 1 - Treasurer's Speech ; Budget Paper No. 2 - Budget Statement ; Budget Paper No. 3 - Budget Estimates ; Budget Overview. Budget Information Paper no. 1 - Public Sector Asset Investment Program. 2002-03 Financial Reports: Quarterly Financial Report no. 1Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A fairer Victoria : real support - real gains /

by Victoria. Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. The Department 2010Description: 87 p. : col.ill. ; 30 cm.Other title: A fairer Victoria 2010.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2010Summary: A Fairer Victoria 2010, launched by the Premier on 6 May, commits Availability: (1)

A fairer Victoria : standing together through tough times. /

by Victoria. Department of Planning and Community Development.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. The Department 2009Description: 73 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORK SCHOOL TO WORKAvailability: 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 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)

Because mental health matters : Victorian Mental Health Reform Strategy 2009-2019. /

by Victoria. Department of Human Services.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Mental Health and Drugs Division., Department of Human Services 2009Description: 168 p. : col. ill.Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORK SCHOOL TO WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Better bus access : summary report of the Bus Access Forum, Sept 1, 2011 /

by Victorian Council of Social Service.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Council of Social Service 2011Description: 27p.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: On 1 September 2011, the Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) and the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria co-hosted a forum in collaboration with the Department of Transport (DOT) to discuss the accessibility of Victoria‟s bus network. Around 100 people registered to attend, including seniors, people with a disability, and representatives of community organisations and local government. The forum included a mix of people from both metropolitan Melbourne and rural and regional Victoria...IntroductionAvailability: (1)

Census of population and housing : selected family and labour force characteristics for statistical local areas, Victoria 2001. /

by Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T.Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) catalogue no. 2017.2 2003Description: HTML.Notes: ABS cat. no. 2017.2 1996 ; 2001Summary: "Previously:Census of Population and Housing: Selected Family and Labour Force Characteristics for Statistical Local Areas, Victoria (ISBN 0 642 23231 8) ; Contains 2001 Census population counts and selected Education and Labour Force characteristics for persons in all Statistical Local Areas (SLA), Statistical Sub-divisions (SSD) and Statistical Divisions (SD) within Victoria. Commentary is provided, including a State or Territory summary, regional comparisons for selected topics, time series comparisons and ranked tables. The second release Basic Community Profile (BCP) at Australia level will also be included, along with reference maps." -- Publisher website.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Consumer confidence and market experience study 2010 - 2011 /

by Consumer Affairs Victoria.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Consumer Affairs Victoria 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This document presents the findings of the third Consumer Confidence and Market Experience Study commissioned by Consumer Affairs Victoria. The study follows on from the 2008 Consumer Confidence and Market Experience Study and 2006 Consumer Detriment Study. The purpose of the Consumer Confidence and Market Experience Study is to determine the level of consumer confidence in the consumer protection framework, and examine the experience of consumers in the market, including incidences of detriment.Availability: (1)

Department of Infrastructure. /

by Victoria. Department of Infrastructure.

Publisher: 03/02/2005 13:55:16http://www.doi.vic.gov.au/ 2005Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 03/02/2005 13:55:16 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: Welcome to the Department of Infrastructure (DOI) web site. The DOI is the lead provider of essential infrastructure in Victoria, with responsibility for transport, ports and marine, freight, information and communication technology (ICT), major development, energy and security.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Economics of Equality Report : an investigation into the economic benefits of equality and a framework for linking the work of the Commission with its impact on the wellbeing of Victorians /

by Mitchell, Helen | University of Melbourne. Social Justice Initiative.

Publisher: Parkville, Vic. University of Melbourne. Social Justice Initiative 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Social Justice discussion paper ; no. 6.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: March 2010 Bibliography : p. 46-48 This is a joint project between the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission and the Social Justice Initiative at the University of Melbourne.Summary: This report finds that when viewing performance though the lens of lifetime happiness and capabilities, rather than income-based measures of wellbeing, the freedom that individuals have and how inclusive societies are become important measures of the economic success of a society.Availability: (1)

Green light report 2009 /

by Sustainability Victoria.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Sustainability Victoria 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Measuring community attitudes and behaviours in relation to the environment helps to inform the policies and programs of the Victorian Government, ensuring we are responsive to changing community needs. Now in its second year, the Green Light Report provides this community pulse-check, monitoring the trends and changes occurring in the environmental attitudes and behaviours within Victorian households. The 2009 Report shows that Victorians remain 'very concerned' about the environment, despite the global financial crisis dramatically changing the economic environment and likely to shape events for some time to come. Victorians are continuing to pursue a number of sustainable behaviours in their homes including taking short showers, growing their own fruit and vegetables and installing rainwater tanks and compact fluorescent light globes in their homes. This year's Report also reports specifically on 15 local areas across Victoria. From regional Victoria to inner Melbourne, the report will be a valuable resource for local government, providing locally relevant information that will help guide local initiatives.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

In and out of work: personal accounts of the 1930s. /

by Potts, David (comp.) | Hirst, J.B. (John Bradley) (ed.).

Publisher: Carlton, Vic. History Institute, Victoria 1988Description: 52p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Information Victoria : for information on State Government. /

by Victoria. Information Victoria.

Publisher: 10/19/2004 09:31:40http://www.information.vic.gov.au/index.html 2004Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 10/19/2004 09:31:40 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: Information Victoria was established in 1986 to provide a central point of information on the broad range of Victorian State Government activities. This Website can help you find the information, the people, and the contacts you need within Victorian Government. ; Information Victoria also keeps you up to date with: ; Public Holidays, School Term and Daylight Savings dates; ; OUTREACH program for the upcoming schedule of events; ; UPDATE bi-monthly newsletter keeps Victorians up to date with current State Government information and initiatives; ; GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS Call Centre an information line for a variety of Government programs: Grants; Whistle Blowers Protection Act; Network Tariff Rebate; Community Cabinet; Companion Card Scheme for people with disabilities (www.companioncard.org.au); Pre School Fee Subsidy and the Food Safety ProgramAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Looking forward, looking back : the Brotherhood's role in changing views of poverty

by Brotherhood of St Laurence. Social Policy and Research.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 1993Description: 51 p.Other title: The Brotherhood's role in changing views of poverty.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Contents Foreward / Catherine Magree -- Opening / Bishop Michael Challen -- Introduction / Alison McClelland -- First session: The 1940s, 50s and 60s. Guest speaker: Janet Paterson. Guest panellists: David Scott, Elaine Martin, Michael Challen -- Second session: The 1970sand 80s. Guest speakers: Connie Benn, Peter Allen. Guest panellists: Hayden Raysmith, Tricia Harper, Ian Manning Bibliography: p. 51. 3 copiesSummary: Proceedings of the Brotherhood of St Laurence history seminar held in Fitzroy on 5th June 1993, to commemorate 60 years of service by the Brotherhood to the people of Victoria.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Networks, innovation and public policy : politicians, bureaucrats and the pathways to change inside government /

by Considine, Mark.

Publisher: New York, NY Palgrave Macmillan 2009Description: xvi, 231 p. ; 23 cm.Notes: Formerly CIP. Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: "Drawing on a major quantitative and qualitative study, involving almost 800 actors and their networks, this book examines the different normative approaches politicians, bureaucrats and community actors use to frame the innovation puzzle, arguing that these create specific cultures of innovation. Combining public policy with social network analysis, the authors explore the role of formal institutions and informal networks in promoting and impeding governmental innovation. It shows conclusively that networks matter more than any other single attribute, shaping local cultures in governments and marking out differences in the way politicians and bureaucrats address innovation inside government."--BOOK JACKET.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Privatisation, competition and contracts. /

by Ernst, John.

Publisher: 1994Description: pp.101-135.Notes: Rec. no. for book: B6534 indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Rebuilding Victoria after Kennett. /

by Russell, Bill | Hayward, David.

Publisher: 2000Availability: No items available

Securing Victoria's future prosperity : a reform agenda : inquiry into a state-based reform agenda : a draft report for further consultation and input /

by Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission 2011Description: xlvi, 198 p. : graphs.Other title: Securing Victoria's future prosperity : a reform agenda :.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: November 2011Summary: Victoria faces significant challenges to maintain its competitiveness, both globally and relative to the rest of Australia. While recent growth in Victoria has been stronger than the other non-resource states, this has been partly driven by strong population growth, masking dwindling growth in productivity and in per capita GDP-the main determinants of growth in living standards. Further challenges are posed by the prospect of a sustained commodities boom maintaining a high Australian dollar and upward pressure on domestic process, threatening the competitiveness of Victorian exports. These factors intensify the need to pursue a reform program to enhance the State?s competitiveness.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Service delivery agreements : experimenting with Casemix funding and "Schools of the Future". /

by McGuire, Linda.

Publisher: 1994Description: pp.74-100.Notes: Rec. no. for book: B6534 indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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