Income support is one of the most complex policy areas. Our research looks at what approaches work for families.
Event— Dec 2016
In this seminar, the researchers outlined findings from an analysis of the HILDA dataset and compared these results with findings from the UK.
A review of government initiatives that help families balance their work and family responsibilities.
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.
This facts sheet examines the extent and nature of change in household and family forms.
This sheet presents statistical information about trends in parents' engagement in paid work, examining mothers' and fathers' employment patterns
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
The focus of this Facts Sheet is on broad family trends. It was prepared to celebrate the 30th anniversary of research by AIFS.
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.
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