Transitions and life events

What happens to people as they pass through the common events of life?

Publications about Transitions and life events

Australian families with children and adolescents
Australian Family Trends— Jul 2013

This facts sheet examines the extent and nature of change in household and family forms.

The Australian Temperament Project: The first 30 years
ATP Report— May 2013

This report highlights some key learnings about human development from the Australian Temperament Project (ATP) - a groundbreaking longitudinal study

Working out relationships
Australian Family Trends— May 2013

This facts sheet focuses on partnership and fertility trends, with a view to feeding into such decision-making

Research Paper— Mar 2013

Uses data from the longitudinal Australian Temperament Project to examine patterns of risky driving from the late teens to the late twenties

The role of emerging communication technologies in experiences of sexual violence
Research Report— Feb 2013

Investigates how communication technologies facilitate sexual violence against young people and challenges this presents for the justice system

Family-related life events
Research Report— Dec 2012

Examines the prevalence of different life events among Australian adults, and the links between life events and personal wellbeing

Family Matters— December 2012
Family Matters— December 2012
Sibling sexual abuse
ACSSA Research Summary— Oct 2012

This Research Summary into sibling sexual abuse will review the current literature on definitions, impacts, barriers to disclosure and legal issues

Ageing parent carers of people with a disability
Report— Oct 2012

This report presents information on parents who care for people with a disability in Victoria, focusing on the issue of ageing.

Family Matters— September 2012
Families, life events and family service delivery
Research Report— Aug 2012

This report reviews the literature on life events experienced by families and ways in which they prepare for and/or deal with them

Improving access to urban and regional early childhood services
Closing the Gap— Aug 2012

Outlines what works, what doesn't, and what further research is needed, illustrated with case studies of promising programs in Australia.

Families make all the difference: Helping kids to grow and learn
Research summary— May 2012

Prepared for the 2012 National Families Week, with this year's theme being "Families make all the difference: Helping kids to grow and learn"

Commissioned report— Feb 2012

Showcases a selection of evidence-based programs from Western Australia and nationally that demonstrate best or promising practice in strengthening th

Working with sibling sexual abuse
ACSSA Working With— Jan 2012

Interview with Helen Kambouridis from the Royal Children's Hospital, Gatehouse Centre

Tracking children's development over time
Research Paper— Oct 2011

This paper describes re-development of the outcome indices for Growing Up in Australia, The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, as at Wave 3

Family Matters— April 2011
Family Matters— April 2011