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The work of the Australian Institute of Family Studies attracts national and international attention. Read our media releases and media backgrounders, and find out about the latest media mentions. For media inquiries email AIFS media contacts.

Latest media releases

Dieting a weight on teenage minds

Media release — October 2018

A national study of Australian 14-15 year olds has found that many young people have negative feelings and beliefs about gaining weight.

Weight loss fail concept. Scale and depressed, frustrated and sad woman sitting on floor holding head and arms on knees.

Children growing up in families under housing stress

Media release — October 2018

Many Australian children come from families that have experienced housing affordability stress for a period of time while they were growing up, according to research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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