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.

Friends, families and support

Family Matters No. 39, 1994

Help from parents: does divorce make a difference? older generations and family support; young adult friendships

Family ties

Family Matters No. 41, 1995

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

Australian living standards: New research

Family Matters No. 43, 1996

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.

Health and the family

Family Matters No. 44, 1996

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. 

Improving labour market outcomes through education and training

Tom Karmel, Josie Misko, Davinia Blomberg, Alice Bednarz and Georgina Atkinson
Closing the Gap— February 2014

This paper explores the disparity in participation and attainment by Indigenous Australians in education and training and how it can be addressed.

Improving labour market outcomes through education and training