AIFS Publications

AIFS produces a number of publications relating to our research throughout the year. These include research papers and reports, facts sheets, commissioned reports and submissions. We also publish our peer-reviewed journal Family Matters twice a year and prepared reports for Closing the Gap.

All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.

See also publications from  Growing Up in Australia .

Commissioned report— Nov 2017

The Cradle to Kinder program is an early intervention program designed to address the needs of vulnerable children and families.

CFCA— Nov 2017

A snapshot of evaluation and Value for Money as a process to assist organisations to plan, develop and improve their programs.

CFCA— Nov 2017

  This paper explores the development of the collective impact framework and its ability to create population-level change on complex social issues.

CFCA— Oct 2017

This resource explores how an understanding of abuse and neglect of children with disability can assist in establishing child-safe organisations.

CFCA— Sep 2017

A list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents.

teenage girl looking out at the sea
LSAC ASR 2016 chapter— Aug 2017

This study found that 10 per cent of 14-15 year-olds reported that they had self-harmed in the previous 12 months and 5 per cent had attempted suicide

mother comforting child
Commissioned report— Jul 2017

Report on the current state of knowledge on the impact of domestic and family violence (DFV) on parenting.

Family Matters— April 2017
Commissioned report— Jan 2017

Best practice guidance on how support services can develop and maintain networks that are positive, sustainable, and work to meet client needs.

Family violence prevention programs in Indigenous communities
Closing the Gap— Dec 2016

Investigates the effectiveness of current mainstream, international, and Indigenous prevention programs and identifies principles of success.


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