Organisation

Brotherhood of St Laurence

Report

Power pain: an investigation of energy stress in Australia

Many people in Australia struggle to afford the energy they need for their wellbeing. This report investigates the scale of the problem of energy stress and identifies policy implications.
Report

The Tier 2 tipping point: access to support for working-age Australians with disability without individual NDIS funding

This report presents findings from research conducted by the Melbourne Disability Institute, in partnership with the Brotherhood of St. Laurence and Baptcare, in 2021. The research aims to build understanding of how working-age Australians with disability, without individual funding from the National Disability Insurance Scheme...
Briefing paper

Unlocking the potential of Australian apprenticeships

In this paper, the authors explore the weaknesses of the current system and propose a new approach, based on international evidence, that can make a difference to opportunities for young Australians.
Report

Return to the family safety net? Economic security as Life Chances participants turn 30

The findings in this report signal directions for policy development that will alleviate economic disadvantage and contribute to a fairer future for the Life Chances participants and their families, and all Australians.
Report

10 strategies for improving employment outcomes for people with disability

What needs to be done to reform policies and practices that aim to increase the participation of people with disability in employment? This report identifies 10 intersecting strategies that could drive systemic change to improve employment outcomes for people with disability in employment.