This paper looks at the range of formal health sector protocols that currently exist to guide service responses to victim/survivors of sexual assault.
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.
This report attempts to gain an understanding of the reasons for fertility trends, at both the macro and micro levels
This report reviews and synthesises the research and interventions concerning the impact of parenting factors on adolescent alcohol use
Provides an overview of the key issues and findings from recent reports and research into family violence and sexual assault in Indigenous communities
The report presents qualitative data from a series of ten focus groups which formed the Parent-Child Contact Study
Analyses the extent to which access to family-friendly work practices is influenced or determined by differential access within organisations
This paper aims to draw attention to the body of literature available on how enduring and rewarding marriages can be created and maintained
The papers in this publication have been developed from presentations made at a workshop held at the Australian Institute of Family Studies in 2001
Structured around the main themes that often figure in the literature on issues relating to sexual assault or violence against women in rural contexts
This paper explores the relationship between fathers' work hours, their own wellbeing and that of their families using data from the HILDA survey.
The book provides snapshot of the diversity of family types, the changes and transitions a family may experience, and issues affecting families
This paper deals with the issue of sexual violence by men against their female partners.
This paper demonstrates that older people make valuable economic contributions to Australian society through the time they spend in voluntary work.
Australian data sources on the prevalence of drug and alcohol facilitated sexual assault are discussed.
Patterns and precursors of adolescent antisocial behaviour: Types, resiliency and environmental influences
The second report from the collaborative partnership between the Australian Institute of Family Studies and Crime Prevention Victoria
Considers several groups of victim/survivors of sexual assault which are less likely to appear in the estimates of large-scale victimization studies.
Uses data from 1986 and 1996 Australian Censuses to explore possible reasons for differences in the labour market trends of lone and couple mothers.
Investigates the relative impact of trust, bonding, bridging and linking relationships upon labour force status and successful job search method.
This paper explores whether there is a link between changes in family life and community social capital, and the nature of any such link.
Family structure, child outcomes and environmental mediators: An overview of the Development in Diverse Families Study
This paper describes a new Institute study that aims to enhance understanding about how family structure relates to the development of children