Media releases

More humanitarian migrants find jobs

Media release — July 2016

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.

More humanitarian migrants find jobs

Parents' risky drinking linked to kids alcohol use

Media release — June 2016

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.

Sexual assault survivors need more clinical support

Media release — May 2016

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.

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.

Mothers still do the lion's share of housework

Media release — May 2016

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.

Mothers still do the lion's share of housework

Gambling-like games: Is this kids' stuff or a risk to young people?

Media release — April 2016

A sharp increase in the availability of games that simulate gambling poses a risk to young people by presenting gambling as attractive and relatively harmless, according to a report by the Australian Institute of Family Studies’ Australian Gambling Research Centre.

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.

Only lonely for some

Media release — December 2015

It’s official … living alone can make some people feel lonelier and less satisfied with life, according to new research released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Only lonely for some

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