The research shows that the experiences of childhood can exert an enduring influence on an individual’s life.
This report examines the association between family, neighbourhood and school level disadvantage and children’s cognitive and social outcomes.
This report examines the association between childhood poverty and a range of children’s developmental outcomes.
Media release— Oct 2017
Early on-set crime and delinquency is relatively rare in Australia but a range of factors may combine to put some children at risk more than others, according to the first national study of criminal involvement among 12 and 13 year olds.
This is the seventh volume in the LSAC Annual Statistical Report series, which uses data from the last six waves of the study.
Best practice guidance on how support services can develop and maintain networks that are positive, sustainable, and work to meet client needs.
CFCA— Nov 2016
An overview of what we know, and what needs to be better understood, about children’s attachment needs in the context of out-of-home care
A majority of Australian children are spending more than the recommended two-hour daily limit for screen time.
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.
Examines the impact of four programs designed to divert Indigenous people from entering the justice system.
This resource sheet examines some of the initiatives and programs that have been trialled in Australia to address this issue.
Explores the prevalence of different types of family environments, and the influence of these environments on children's developmental outcomes.
This AIFS book explore some of the complexities of the child and family issues facing those working in social policy and legal systems
Reviews the research literature on the effectiveness of intervention programs for Indigenous children and their families in early childhood.
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