Adolescents and community; Child support and parenting; Social capital and social security
Archived AIFS publications
These publications may be of interest for historical reasons. Because of their age, they may not reflect current research data or AIFS' current research methodologies.
All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.
Valuing Young Lives provides an overview of the Strategy, what it achieved and what was learned from the Strategy as a whole.
Family futures: Issues in research and policy - keynote addresses from the Institute's major research conference
The Australian Family Panel Survey represents a major research undertaking by AIFS. This paper outlines some of the design proposals.
The paper defines the concept of social capital and reviews the literature on social capital within and beyond family networks.
Featuring latest Institute research - Families, divorce and family law
Includes three 1999 Family Matters articles, as well as an earlier paper explaining the two original approaches to calculating the costs of children
Parenting in Australian families: A comparative study of Anglo, Torres Strait Islander, and Vietnamese communities
Findings from the final stage of the Australian component of the Parenting-21 study are presented around two key themes
This Briefing gives an overview of the AIFS and Australian Catholic University joint round table discussion on premarriage education.
This publication was compiled by the Australian Institute of Family Studies for the National Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy.
This edition of Family Matters focuses on the theme of ‘Families, welfare and social policy’. It is a very timely edition, coming at the commencement of a period of major review of the social welfare system in Australia
This report argues that the Looking After Children approach may have measurable benefits for child care services in Australia
The major theme of this edition of Family Matters is strengthening and supporting families. As researchers and policy makers, we have access to a lot of information about families in crisis and the various policy interventions and programs that can be implemented to address family problems.
Data presented in this paper are drawn from the Australian Divorce Transitions Project, a random national telephone survey of 650 divorce Australians.
This paper examines meanings and expectations of family life and support for people aged 50 to 70, focusing on social relations between generations.
The Australian Institute of Family Studies is planning to develop a major new research initiative to be known as the Australian Family Panel Survey.
This paper explores empirically how the change to a risk society might be manifest in family life courses and, more particularly, housing careers.
Findings from a recent Institute study show that most divorcing couples fail to consider superannuation in the division of property.
In this issue of Family Matters, Australian Institute of Family Studies researchers and experts in the area of ageing have contributed articles from their differing perspectives on ageing and the role of families and government. An overview of the articles is provided by Ilene Wolcott on page three of this issue.
Data presented in this paper are drawn from the 1997 Australian Divorce Transition Project, a national telephone survey of 650 divorced Australians.