Child poverty has a demonstrable impact on adult achievement. A wealth of research shows how family finances affect Australian lives.
This article summarises new research on the costs of children conducted by the Social Policy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales.
Estimates for men and women are derived from longitudinal data from Australia, Germany, Korea, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States
Assesses the impact of the scheme on clients, the effectiveness of the implementation, and the cost-effectiveness of the model, and to inform policy.
Examines the main measurement issues that arise when assessing the socio-economic status of women over the life course.
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This sheet presents statistical information about trends in parents' engagement in paid work, examining mothers' and fathers' employment patterns
This report focuses on experiences of community life and the factors that influence participation in paid work
Report for National Families Week 2011 draws on recent statistics to provide a picture of selected aspects of Australian families in 2011
This paper investigates the lower employment rates of single mothers by comparing their employment transition rates with those of partnered mothers
This report analyses the effect of receipt of child support payments on the labour supply of resident mothers
This paper presents Australian research on how different factors relate to the timing of women's return to work after having a child
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 has prepared this Facts Sheet on work and family balance to support the 2008 National Families Week
This paper compares the employment aspirations and expectations of mothers with and without long-term health problems.
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 concerns the factor of wages in attracting income support recipients into the work force.
This paper explores the relationship between fathers' work hours, their own wellbeing and that of their families using data from the HILDA survey.
Uses data from 1986 and 1996 Australian Censuses to explore possible reasons for differences in the labour market trends of lone and couple mothers.
Investigates the relative impact of trust, bonding, bridging and linking relationships upon labour force status and successful job search method.
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