This paper examines the Australian and international evidence on cultural competence in health care settings.
Archived AIFS publications
These publications may be of interest for historical reasons. Because of their age, they do not reflect current research data or AIFS' current research methodologies.
This resource sheet reviews past and current programs, research and strategies for the prevention and treatment of ear disease in Indigenous children.
Help from parents: does divorce make a difference? older generations and family support; young adult friendships
Changes at the heart of family households; children's rights in family law disputes; child protection policies
Adults and their parents; family networks in urban and rural settings; links between child abuse and family violence; impact of the work environment on workers with families
The theme of this issue of Family Matters is family law in its widest sense.
This issue of Family Matters contains a number of articles that draw on the Australian Living Standards Study (ALSS), undertaken by the Institute on behalf of the Commonwealth Government.
Highlights two significant events; the conference on family health, which was held in Canberra 22–25 May 1996 and a report concerning a major US longitudinal study of the effects of day care on the development of infants and young children.
Funding Indigenous organisations: Improving governance performance through innovations in public finance management in remote Australia
Reviews the literature on Australian and international experiences and suggests avenues for future engagement.
Reviews the research literature to identify the school-based factors that contribute to an effective learning environment.
This resource sheet examines some of the initiatives and programs that have been trialled in Australia to address this issue.
Reviews evaluation studies on parental educational engagement in Australia and presents case studies on several programs.
Effectiveness of traineeships and apprenticeships for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population
Looks at the data on participation rates, gender differences, occupation types, employment outcomes, and personal outcomes, and reviews their impacts.
The paper reviews what is known about successful ventures, what works, what doesn't, and what further research is needed.
This paper explores the disparity in participation and attainment by Indigenous Australians in education and training and how it can be addressed.
Looks at the effectiveness of both Indigenous-specific and mainstream Australian employment programs, as well as overseas programs.
Reviews the available evidence and identifies a list of principles of 'what works' and 'what doesn't work' to assist with program implementation.
This resource sheet examines the links between housing quality and health outcomes and the mechanisms by which housing influences health outcomes.
This fact sheet reviews the evidence on what works, what doesn't, and what further research is needed.
Reviews the evidence on the functioning and effectiveness of various diversionary programs to assess what works and what doesn't.