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.
New analysis has shown that Australian couples emerge less hard hit financially by divorce than in four other developed countries.
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.
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.
New Australian research has indicated a possible link between early exposure to gambling and the likelihood of becoming a problem gambler later in life.
Analysis of a large-scale study by the Australian Institute of Family Studies suggests a significant under-reporting of school bullying by both teachers and parents.
Children are expressing dissatisfaction with their body size as early as 8-9 years old and the majority of 10-11 years old are trying to control their weight, according to a new research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS).
The majority of Australian parents are adjusting their schedules and juggling work arrangements so they can care for children themselves during school holidays, new research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies has found.
Australian children whose parents are concerned about neighbourhood safety spend around two hours a week less time playing outside than children the same age, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
The Australian Institute of Family Studies today released a new collection of essays on family policy and the law to inform government, legal professionals, service providers and the community about changes in these areas in recent years.