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One-fifth of Australian women say COVID-19 impacted their plans of having children.

Media release — July 2021

New research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies shows one in five Australian women changed their plans of having children because of COVID-19, and one in seven women indicated that COVID-19 likely impacted on when they would have children, with the majority of this cohort (92%) choosing to delay having children.

Pregnant mother exercising at the beach, holding her toddler's son hand by the sea, during sunset.

Two thirds of Australians are working from home.

Media release — June 2021

Despite relaxed COVID restrictions in most parts of the country, more Australians are taking up the option to work from home, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS).

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