Media releases

Across the generations family comes first

Media release — December 2016

Australians believe that parents and their adult children have an obligation to support each other practically and financially, according to research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Families still the ones to turn to for help

Media release — May 2016

Australians still turn to family for help and support in times of crisis, according to an Australian Institute of Family Studies facts sheet released today as part of National Families Week.

Counselling works - but not in the way you might think

Media release — March 2016

Counselling for individuals, couples and families works for a significant majority of those seeking help with relationships and life’s problems, according to a discussion paper released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Child care hard to come by

Media release — May 2015

Many Australian parents find it difficult to access child care to meet the needs of their families, according to a facts sheet released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.