A national study of Australian children’s use of health services has revealed significant rates of concussion among teenage boys.
The Australian Institute of Family Study’s submission to the House of Representatives Inquiry into Intergenerational Welfare Dependence ‘highlights the importance of service systems that are responsive to the needs of vulnerable families – and the particular value of coordinated, responsive systems in the context of communities that experience high levels of social and economic disadvantage’.
Australian Institute of Family Studies Director Anne Hollonds told Channel Nine’s Today’s Agenda: ‘How much time the children spend with each parent is not the most important thing. The most important thing is the co-parenting, which is now the standard that we're trying to encourage.’
Many older age Australians who have experienced divorce are substantially less well off financially than people who have stayed married, according to new analysis by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
More stringent restrictions on gambling advertising should be considered to protect children from being targeted by gambling operators, according to the Australian Gambling Research Centre (AGRC).
Children in separated families feel left out and left "in the dark" when it comes to decisions about their lives
Children and young people want to be heard more often in family law decision-making and to have their views taken seriously by both parents and professionals, according to a new report by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
The 15th Australian Institute of Family Studies conference will be held next week at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from Wednesday 25 July to Friday 27July, 2018.
Many Australian carers are grandparents caring for vulnerable relatives living out-of-home and they are not getting the support services they need, according to a research report by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Institute Director Anne Hollonds said the report, Working together to care for kids: A survey of foster and relative/kinship carers, found relative/kinship carers were less likely to access the professional support and training they needed for their role than foster carers.
The latest estimates of the costs of raising children in Australia show costs have risen substantially over the last two decades due to changing community expectations of what children need to live a healthy life.
Around 80,000 Australian families now have a stay-at-home dad at the helm, according to research released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.