Australia’s strong gambling culture and the stress of migration are placing migrants and refugees at risk of developing problems with gambling, according to a discussion paper by the Australian Gambling Research Centre, based at the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Two in five Australian children live in households with more complex family relationships at some stage during their childhood, according to long-term research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australian parents decide which primary school is best for their child based on convenience and a host of other largely, personal factors that go beyond academic outcomes, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
A majority of Australian children are spending large amounts of time on screen activities in excess of the recommended 2-hour daily limit for screen entertainment, according to research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
New research by the Australian Gambling Research Centre has found that gambling addiction is having a much bigger impact on families in Melbourne's western suburbs, compared to those in Melbourne's east.
A study tracking the settlement experiences of a group of newly arrived humanitarian migrants in Australia has recorded an increase in those who have moved into employment.
Levels of risky drinking among Australian parents is a strong factor influencing their teenage children to try alcohol, according to a new study by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
New guidelines released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies will strengthen clinical support for survivors of sexual assault who may drink or use drugs to cope with their experience.
Children who are exposed to domestic violence in the home are more likely to experience other forms of maltreatment including sexual abuse, according to a new report released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
The Australian Institute of Family Studies today released the latest facts and figures on Australian families to celebrate World Statistics Day.