Six in ten Australian 14-15 year-olds know what career they would like to have in the future but the jobs that boys aspire to are quite different to those that girls aspire to.
Young carers suffer a substantial negative impact on their academic achievement arising from their time spent caring for others.
Australian men who become stay-at-home dads while their partners go out to work are still comparatively rare, despite a growing perception their numbers are on the rise.
Australians believe that parents and their adult children have an obligation to support each other practically and financially, according to research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australian families value access to flexible child care to better meet their changing employment and family circumstances, according to a new report by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australia’s family law system must continue to address a growing need for family violence screening among troubled families, according to the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australia’s strong gambling culture and the stress of migration are placing migrants and refugees at risk of developing problems with gambling, according to a discussion paper by the Australian Gambling Research Centre, based at the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Two in five Australian children live in households with more complex family relationships at some stage during their childhood, according to long-term research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australian parents decide which primary school is best for their child based on convenience and a host of other largely, personal factors that go beyond academic outcomes, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
A majority of Australian children are spending large amounts of time on screen activities in excess of the recommended 2-hour daily limit for screen entertainment, according to research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.