The vast majority of Australian adolescents seek help for their personal and emotional problems from their parents and friends rather than health professionals, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Adolescents with a strong peer group and close friends are less likely to be victims of bullying, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
A national study of Australian 14-15 year olds has found that many young people have negative feelings and beliefs about gaining weight.
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.
A national study of Australian children’s use of health services has revealed significant rates of concussion among teenage boys.
Many older age Australians who have experienced divorce are substantially less well off financially than people who have stayed married, according to new analysis by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
More stringent restrictions on gambling advertising should be considered to protect children from being targeted by gambling operators, according to the Australian Gambling Research Centre (AGRC).
Children in separated families feel left out and left "in the dark" when it comes to decisions about their lives
Children and young people want to be heard more often in family law decision-making and to have their views taken seriously by both parents and professionals, according to a new report by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
The 15th Australian Institute of Family Studies conference will be held next week at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from Wednesday 25 July to Friday 27July, 2018.
Many Australian carers are grandparents caring for vulnerable relatives living out-of-home and they are not getting the support services they need, according to a research report by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Institute Director Anne Hollonds said the report, Working together to care for kids: A survey of foster and relative/kinship carers, found relative/kinship carers were less likely to access the professional support and training they needed for their role than foster carers.