The often incompatible demands of work and family life typically have been viewed as a burden for mothers. However new research shows it is also affecting fathers.
The birth of a child changes little for Australian fathers’ working lives, according to an analysis of employment trends in the past few decades by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australian teens choose to work for the money citing financial reasons as the main motivation to get a job.
Six in ten Australian 14-15 year-olds know what career they would like to have in the future but the jobs that boys aspire to are quite different to those that girls aspire to.
Australian mothers continue to do the lion’s share of the housework, even when their children have headed off to school and left home, according to the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australians tend to be satisfied with life despite experiencing highs and lows stemming from common transitions across the life course, according to a study released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
One in four Australian partnered mothers and fathers believe that the male breadwinner model is better for the family, according to new research published today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australian women spent around twice as much time on childcare and on household work than men, even when their children were older and they increased their time in paid employment, according to new data analysis released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australian families with a fly-in, fly-out income earner have mostly adjusted to the unique set of challenges of the lifestyle, according to an analysis by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
More than one third of Australian mothers with children under 15 are not in paid employment because they are caring for children, have health problems or face other barriers to employment, according to a research report released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.