Media release 1 Feb 2023
“Invisible people” - policy makers urged to consider the needs of 20-somethings who moved back home during the pandemic
A new report by the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) reveals the extent of social isolation and loneliness experienced by those in their early twenties during the national lockdown.
Media release 16 Nov 2022
The true impact of natural disasters on Australian men’s mental health
The fourth and final report of the landmark Ten to Men research series reveals that one in four Australian men were impacted by a natural disaster between 2019 to 2021.
Young adults returning to live with parents during COVID-19
This snapshot reports on experiences of young adults during the COVID period and the difficulties they faced.
Inquiry into the provisions of the Paid Parental Leave…
AIFS submission to the Inquiry into the Provisions of the Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Improvements for Families and Gender Equality) Bill 2022.
Evaluation of the Inclusion Support Program
This evaluation considers the impact of the Inclusion Support Program – an element of the Child Care Package.
Engaging children with disability in supported decision…
This short article discusses supported decision making for children with disability and the evidence about using this approach for practice.
Understanding and defining loneliness and social isolation
This resource sheet explores how we understand social isolation and loneliness and provides common definitions to support practitioner understanding of people…
Mental health literacy and interventions for school-aged…
How mental health literacy interventions can be used to enhance youth mental health and potentially decrease the prevalence of mental illness.
Evaluation of the Children’s Contact Service Activity
Australian Gambling Research Centre
AGRC, the national gambling research agency
Growing Up in Australia
The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC)
Ten to Men
The Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health