Australian Families Income Transfer (AFIT) Project Bulletin No 1, May 1984.
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.
The Piers-Harris Children's Self Concept Scale: An evaluation of its use on an Australian population
A detailed analysis of the characteristics of the Piers- Harris Children's Self Concept Scale
Discusses the appropriateness of adoption as a means of establishing the legal status and family relationships of stepchildren with their stepparents
Evaluates the role of marriage counselling as one of a number of community resources which have objectives of more satisfying family relationships
Paper presented at the Conference of Marriage Counselling Organisations held in Canberra, 16 February 1982.
Great concern has been expressed in recent times that the family 'as we know it' is rapidly disappearing.
Provides a reference for researchers and workers in government and service organisations
This study looks at the way in which families and family were portrayed on Australian prime time television during a week in September 1982.
Prepared for the Committee on Domestic Violence and the NT Department of Community Development
The paper suggests there has always been a proportion of people who remain single.
Early Childhood Services: Submission to the Victorian Government Committee of Review of Early Childhood Services
Submission to the Victorian Government Committee of Review of Early Childhood Services, September 1983
The concern of the paper is to outline how social change affects the nurturing tasks of family life
This paper discusses the connection between work and family functioning by critically reviewing relevant literature.
The problem of child neglect and abuse is not simply one of parent-child relationships, this paper suggests, but must be understood in social context
A submission by the Australian Institute of Family Studies to The Joint Select Committee Inquiry on Certain Family Law Issues
The AIFS submission to the Joint Select Committee Inquiry on Certain Family Law Issues concerns the Child Support Scheme (CSS).
Education for family life: A survey of available programs and their evaluation : Occasional Paper Number 4
Focuses on three main areas: the need for such education, trends in the development of family education programs, and the evaluations results
The paper explores the question - what, in this world of change is to be the relationship between work, family and leisure?
Information collection under the Family Law Act: Melbourne Family Court hearings, 1981 : Occasional Paper Number 5
Paper discusses the need for systematic information about Family Court outcomes.
Analyses information obtained in September 1982 of Family Court practices in regard to the welfare of and provision for children in divorce cases.
New information technology: Impacts on families in Australia: An annotated bibliography : Occasional Paper Number 1
An annotated bibliography which presents a selection of material relating to new information technology which is found in the home.