As we age, events such as children leaving home and retirement can affect our life satisfaction and wellbeing.
Examines the views of Australians about the obligations of parents and their adult children concerning financial and accommodation support.
Facts and figures— Aug 2016
Bringing together data and information from a range of key surveys, studies and projections, this series of fact sheets should assist older people, communities, governments and agencies providing services to older people in planning for the future.
Does life satisfaction improve or decline as people grow older? What happens to people's outlook as they pass through the common events of life?
Older people feel left behind by technology, but so do one in ten younger Australians.
This AIFS book explore some of the complexities of the child and family issues facing those working in social policy and legal systems
This paper explores trends in child care in Australia from 1984 to 2011, for children aged under 12 years old with employed mothers
This facts sheet examines the extent and nature of change in household and family forms.
This report presents information on parents who care for people with a disability in Victoria, focusing on the issue of ageing.
Report for National Families Week 2011 draws on recent statistics to provide a picture of selected aspects of Australian families in 2011
Using data from the HILDA survey, this article provides estimates on the impact of divorce on wellbeing for older Australians aged 55-74 years
The evaluation assessed the extent to which, by 2009, the changes to the family law system had been effective in achieving the policy aims
This summary report provides an overview of the evaluation findings
Based upon data from a national survey, conducted in 2006, of 1,002 carers who receive an Australian Government payment directed towards carers
The Australian Institute of Family Studies prepared this Snapshot of Family Relationships report to support the 2008 National Families Week
This report provides some of the first estimates of the financial consequences of divorce for Australians aged 55 to 74 years using HILDA survey data.
This paper demonstrates that older people make valuable economic contributions to Australian society through the time they spend in voluntary work.
Australia’s population is ageing, and its growth is slowing down due to remarkable advances in medicine, health care and birth control.
This paper examines meanings and expectations of family life and support for people aged 50 to 70, focusing on social relations between generations.
Findings from a recent Institute study show that most divorcing couples fail to consider superannuation in the division of property.
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