Families in Australia Survey

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The Families in Australia Survey is our flagship survey series. Its scope is every person in every type of family, with the survey open to Australians aged 18 years and over.

Following the first survey (May–June 2020), and the second survey (November–December 2020), AIFS has launched the third Families in Australia Survey in May 2021. This new survey will run from May–June 2021.

Compared to previous surveys, this one has a lesser focus on COVID, focusing more generally on family wellbeing and family characteristics. We are asking Australians 18 years and over to tell us about ways in which they and their families are managing in terms of their relationships, connections, the support they give and receive, and also their work and finances.

As a thank you for your time, five randomly selected participants will be offered shopping vouchers valued at $500 each if they opt-in to the random draw at the conclusion of the survey. The selected participants will be notified by email. See terms and conditions.

More information

Contact us for more information about the survey at fia-survey@aifs.gov.au


Publications from our first FIA survey (May-June 2020). Links to the FIA survey project page

Publications from our second Families in Australia survey (November-December 2020). Links to the second Families in Australia survey project page.

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