A study of women sexual assault survivors by the Australian Institute of Family Studies sheds light on the circumstances, the contributing factors and tactics used by offenders.
Australian single mothers choose to get a job outside the home, regardless of whether or not they receive child support payments from their ex-partner, a study by the Australian Institute of Family Studies has found.
Australian children who grew up in families where they were maltreated, experienced poverty, or had less supportive parents are significantly more likely to develop psychological problems as young adults, according to research released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australian families have changed significantly over the last thirty years but they remain the basic unit in society for caring for each other and raising children, according to data released by the Australian Institute of Family Studies today.
Children are spending considerably less time with their fathers than their mothers, according to research released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Residents’ perceptions of their neighbourhood, including facilities, safety, cleanliness and a sense of belonging, influenced their children’s emotional and behavioural development, a new study by the Australian Institute of Family Studies has found.
A new report has found young Australians in their mid-twenties are involved in risky driving behaviour including speeding; drink driving; not wearing a seatbelt; being under the influence of an illegal drug and using a mobile phone while driving.
Parents are not the natural enemies of teenagers and shouldn’t be seen as irrelevant or the cause of all the problems their adolescents face, according to a discussion paper published today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
The most comprehensive evaluation of Australia's family law system - drawing on the experience of 28,000 Australians - has found that overall the recent reforms are working well for the majority of children and their parents.
Growing Up in Australia: the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children - 2nd LSAC Research Conference
How are Australian children and families faring today? These issues will be explored at the second Conference of Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) in Melbourne this week.