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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

Family law changes "a step in the right direction"

Media release — October 2015

An evaluation of the 2012 Family Law Act amendments that were designed to improve responses to family violence and child abuse has found the changes are "a step in the right direction".

Life's ups and downs may be more or less predictable

Media release — September 2015

Australians tend to be satisfied with life despite experiencing highs and lows stemming from common transitions across the life course, according to a study released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Life's ups and downs may be more or less predictable

A quarter of parents prefer a male "breadwinner"

Media release — August 2015

One in four Australian partnered mothers and fathers believe that the male breadwinner model is better for the family, according to new research published today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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