Elly Robinson

Elly Robinson

Executive Manager - Practice Evidence and Engagement
Australian Institute of Family Studies
BA (Swinburne), GradDipEd (Melb), GradDipAdolHealth (Melb), MPH (Melb)

Elly Robinson is the executive manager of the Practice Evidence & Engagement work area of the Institute. Projects within this area include the Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) information exchange and Expert Panel project and Emerging Minds workforce development project.

Elly has extensive experience in knowledge translation and exchange, project management and resource development, and has authored a number of publications and resources. Her research interests include adolescent health and welfare, mental health, global health and the impact/use of digital communications in families and relationships.

Selected publications

Commerford, J., & Robinson, E. (2016). Supported playgroups for parents and children: The evidence for their benefits (CFCA Paper No. 40). Melbourne: Child Family Community Australia information exchange, Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Robinson, E., & Esler, M. (2016). The Expert Panel project: Towards better outcomes for families. Family Matters, 97, 67-72. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Meredith, V., Rush, P., & Robinson, E. (2014). Fly-in fly-out workforce practices in Australia: The effects on children and family relationships. CFCA Paper No.19. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Robinson, E., & Meredith, V. (2013). Family factors in early school leaving. CFCA Paper No.16. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Robinson, E. (2012). Parental involvement in preventing and responding to cyberbullying. CFCA Paper No.4. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Robinson, E., & Knight, K. (2012). Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) information exchange. Every Child (18:3)

Robinson, E., & Knight, K. (2012). The Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) information exchange. Family Matters 90. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Robinson, E., Miller, R., Price-Robertson, R., & Carrington, A. (2012). Children and their families: Best interests case practice model. Melbourne: Victorian Government Department of Human Services.

Robinson, E., Scott, D., Meredith, V., Nair, L., & Higgins, D. (2012). Good and innovative practice in service delivery to vulnerable and disadvantaged families and children (CFCA Paper No. 9). Australian Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne.

Lodge, J., Moloney, L., Robinson, E. (2011). Domestic and family violence: A review of the literature. A report for the Department of Human Services. Australian Institute of Family Studies.

McDonald, M., & Robinson, E. (2011). Mothers, domestic violence and child protection: Review. Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse Newsletter, 43, 15-16.