Australian Institute of Family Studies
We are the Australian Government's key research body in the area of family wellbeing. We conduct research to increase the understanding of Australian families and the issues that affect them.
Child Protection Week - Royal Commissioner speaks
Robert Fitzgerald AM spent five years on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. He shared with us some of what he learned.
Children and young people in separated families: Family law system experiences and needs
Young people say the family law system is not listening to them or responding adequately to their needs.
Weighing up the odds: Sports betting and young men
Study finds that 70% of young men who gamble on sport are at risk of, or experiencing, gambling harm.
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Divorce legacy lingers in older age - July 18
Grandparent carers lack support - May 18
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