Media releases

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.

Primary school children concerned with body image

Media release — July 2014

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).

School holiday care a family balancing act

Media release — June 2014

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.

New book puts spotlight on families, policy and the law

Media release — May 2014

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.

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