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.
Australian women spent around twice as much time on childcare and on household work than men, even when their children were older and they increased their time in paid employment, according to new data analysis released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Educating legal professionals about the dynamics of sexual assault and recent criminal justice reforms would help victim/survivors of sexual assault navigate the court system, according to a research study released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australian families with a fly-in, fly-out income earner have mostly adjusted to the unique set of challenges of the lifestyle, according to an analysis by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Australian children in regional areas experience a 'tyranny of distance' from major cities, seen in somewhat poorer learning outcomes for children living in these areas, according to a research report released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.