The year 2001 marks four anniversaries of relevance to the Australian Institute of Family Studies: the Centenary of Federation; the Institute's own twenty-first birthday; the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Family Court of Australia; and the centenary of the Australian Public Service.
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.
This edition of Family Matters presents a diverse body of research on children and their family contexts.
Searching for family resilience; Foregone earnings through child rearing; Meeting the challenges of parenting.
Adolescents and community; Child support and parenting; Social capital and social security
Family futures: Issues in research and policy - keynote addresses from the Institute's major research conference
Featuring latest Institute research - Families, divorce and family law
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
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.
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.
Aims to provide a comprehensive base of information on families and family life in Western Australia.
We are pleased to publish in this issue of Family Matters the Keynote address delivered at the opening session of the conference by Dr Richard Eckersley, ‘Redefining Progress: Shaping the Future to Human Needs’, and several papers presented during the course of the conference.
One new direction in the Institute’s research, introduced in this issue of Family Matters, is the Social Exchanges program which will address key social policy issues for families.
Social environments and the wellbeing of young people; Adolescents' perceptions of self, work and future
This publication was compiled by the Australian Institute of Family Studies for the National Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy
This book draws together key facts and figures about family formation and change, drawing on information and analysis from a wide variety of sources.
Family relations and later life; the role of fathers as confidants for teenagers; understanding parenthood
Examines new ways of improving the living standards of people with low incomes.
Marriage, cohabitation and family life; experiences and expectations of older married couples
Highlights and papers from the Institute's Fifth Australian Family Research Conference