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Young delinquents - rare but some at greater risk

Media release — August 2015

Early on-set crime and delinquency is relatively rare in Australia but a range of factors may combine to put some children at risk more than others, according to the first national study of criminal involvement among 12 and 13 year olds.

Making a smooth transition to secondary school

Media release — July 2015

Children who are social, emotionally stable, enjoy going to school and participate in extra curricula activities have the smoothest transition to secondary school, according to a new report by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Child care hard to come by

Media release — May 2015

Many Australian parents find it difficult to access child care to meet the needs of their families, according to a facts sheet released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

The digital divide extends to younger Australians

Media release — March 2015

One in ten young Australians under 35 feel that they have been left behind by advances in modern information communication technology and one in five say they’ll be left behind in the future, according to an Australian Family Trends paper released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Many Australians live alone

Media release — March 2015

A quarter of all Australian households are now lone person households, according to a new demographic trends paper released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Sports betting on the rise

Media release — November 2014

Australian sports betting has grown substantially during the last decade and is a significant contributor to rates of problem gambling – especially among young men – according to a discussion paper released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

"War of the Roses" style divorce a myth

Media release — July 2014

Stereotypes of couples endlessly fighting over property settlements during divorce and relationship breakdown have not been borne out by new data released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Australia welcomes refugees

Media release — July 2014

Humanitarian migrants arriving in Australia say they have been made welcome during their first year in the country, according to findings from a new study tracking their settlement experiences.

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