Separation and divorce can have enormous repercussions for couples and their children. Much research focuses on limiting the damage.
This Research Report investigates the experiences and needs of young people whose parents have separated and have accessed the family law system.
Explores the behaviour of separated parents by exploring the psychology of post-separation parental disputes and then interrogating three data sets.
This paper reviews what is known about the impact of domestic and family violence (DFV) on parenting.
The key goal of the research is to examine the extent to which the aims of the 2012 family violence amendments are being realised.
Compares the experiences of parents who had separated either before or after the family law reforms were introduced.
Presents the findings of the Court Outcomes Project, which forms part of the Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments research program.
What are the findings of the Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments to the Family Law Act 1975?
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?
What are the key factors of successful programs targeting disadvantaged communities?
Estimates for men and women are derived from longitudinal data from Australia, Germany, Korea, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States
This report analyses trends in family law court filings over a nine year period between 2004-05 and 2012-13
Presents findings from Wave 3, conducted in 2012 with 9,028 parents five years after separation.
Features case studies and a service map comparing programs from New South Wales and other states.
This literature review examines best practice in family violence prevention, early intervention, and response strategies aimed at children aged 0-10.
Presents a medium- to long-term evaluation of the impact of the Communities for Children (CfC) initiative on child, family, and community outcomes
Presents the findings of a mixed-methods research project examining the use and efficacy of Independent Children’s Lawyers in the family law system.
This AIFS book explore some of the complexities of the child and family issues facing those working in social policy and legal systems
This facts sheet focuses on partnership and fertility trends, with a view to feeding into such decision-making
Reports findings about the legal system's response to parents' experiences of family violence and concerns about child safety.
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