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.
This short article provides a summary of the National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse delivered in October 2018.
New research by the Parenting Research Centre (PRC) encourages professionals in the family wellbeing sector to ‘change the narrative’ around parenting. It recommends ‘a new “master narrative”…that shifts away from “effective parenting”’ towards a message that recognises that a child’s development is contingent on what happens around them. A messaging toolkit is available on the PRC website.
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