AIFS has conducted several important research studies on past adoption practices in Australia.
Beyond 18 is a long-term research project about the lives of young people in out-of-home care and their experiences of leaving care in Victoria.
An evaluation of the Australian Child Care Flexibility Trials introduced by the Department of Education and Training.
This project aimed to develop a better understanding of the experiences of children and young people whose parents have used family law services.
The clearinghouse was established to collect, analyse and synthesise evaluation evidence on ‘what works’ to close the gap in Indigenous disadvantage.
This project will develop a co-designed evaluation framework for the Families as First Teachers Program (FAFT) and the Stay and Play Learning Centres.
Consultations to understand priority gambling research needs, and the information needs of professionals and engaged community advocacy groups.
A comprehensive evaluation of the Victorian Cradle to Kinder program.
This project consisted of a quantitative and qualitative analysis of data collected from court files.
This project developed an evidence-based, nationally acceptable and usable definition of elder abuse.