A collection of papers exploring the law and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in relation to a number of children's services areas.
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.
It provides a reference for researchers and workers in government and service organisations
This book shows that most mothers, fathers and children appear to be living productive personal and family lives six years after separation.
Changes at the heart of family households; children's rights in family law disputes; child protection policies
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.
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.
Preventing child abuse: A discussion paper for the South Australian Department of Family and Community Services
Commissioned as part of the development of a prevention strategy for South Australia.
The authors present the methodology, findings and conclusions of the Australian Institute of Family Studies' Early Childhood Study
It provides a reference for researchers and workers in government and service organisations by drawing together information from a range of sources
Commissioned by the Australian Department of Social Security
General medical practice: An aspect of living standards : The Australian Living Standards Study / General Practice Evaluation Program
In this paper, attention is given to Swedish earnings-related transfer payments other than pensions received by senior citizens.
Financial control and financial management within couples in Australia: Paper prepared for Department of Social Security Contract Projects 1992-1993
The main aim of this paper is to examine the economic behaviour of couples within households
Is it possible to integrate the roles of work and family, or will this remain a vision more than the reality?
This book surveys the characteristics of family life of key groups in Australia.
Towards integration and quality assurance in children's services: AIFS Early Childhood Study Paper no. 6
This book focuses on questions such as: Why do people use child care? What sorts of services are available? Who sets the standards?
In this book the author focuses on the facts, figures, myths and realities of families in Australia.
The theme of this issue of Family Matters is family law in its widest sense.
Aspects of family living standards: A study of families in two rural areas : The Australian Living Standards Study
The rural areas covered in these reports cover Berri, Loxton and Renmark in the Riverland area of SouthAustralia, and Roma / Bungil in South West Qld.
Tennant Creek: Living there: Views from families and service providers : The Australian Living Standards Study
This report on Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory presents findings from the Australian Living Standards Study. The report is in three sections.
Health report: Access to basic medical care in nine urban areas : The Australian Living Standards Study
The report presents findings in relation to the families' experience of general medical practice care.