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.
Online therapy sessions could deliver help to thousands of Australians including women seeking help with domestic violence and country people whose self-reliance, heavy work schedule and geographic isolation rule out seeing a therapist face-to-face.
A groundbreaking study of carers in regional and remote Australia has revealed that those living in drought-affected areas are less likely to be employed full-time.
The Australian Institute of Family Studies, through the National Child Protection Clearinghouse, is putting the spotlight on the welfare and needs of infants aged 0 to 3 during National Child Protection Week.
How can Australian statutory child protection services work better to prevent child abuse and neglect? What are the lessons from the ongoing Northern Territory intervention for policy and practice?
The continuing drought throughout much of southeast Australia and parts of central Australia is having a significant impact on the mental health of farmers and those out of work.
A new, long lens study of the financial impact of divorce on women and men has found that five years later, divorced women are still significantly worse off than both divorced men, and women who never divorced.
A groundbreaking study of how babies’ days are spent has found there is little difference between how much time the babies of working mothers are held, cuddled and read to compared to the babies of full time stay at home mothers.
Sole-parent families are on the rise in Australia but many single mothers don’t match the stereotypical view of unwed, young and welfare-dependent, according to the Australian Institute of Family Studies.