This paper explores how children from Anglo, Somali and Vietnamese cultural backgrounds are parented at home and in day care.
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.
This report provides some of the first estimates of the financial consequences of divorce for Australians aged 55 to 74 years using HILDA survey data.
Services for victim/survivors of sexual assault: Identifying needs, interventions and provision of services in Australia
This paper summarises the international and national literature that exists on sexual assault services.
Mothers' age and work characteristics, child and family services, neighbourhoods and community development
Indigenous children, families and communities
Paper on sex offender treatment programs examines how theoretical explanations of sexual violence have shaped intervention and community responses.
The Institute's research plan 2006-2008, and relationship trends in marriage and parenting
This paper presents findings from the Child Care in Cultural Context study.
Reservation wages and the earnings capacity of lone and couple mothers: Are wage expectations too high?
This paper concerns the factor of wages in attracting income support recipients into the work force.
To support the 2006 National Families Week, AIFS has prepared this Facts Sheet about families with adolescent children aged 8 to 12 years
Proceedings of the International Forum on Family Relationships in Transition: Legislative, practical and policy responses
Proceedings from the international forum held at Parliament House in Canberra on 1–2 December 2005
The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children - first findings
ACSSA Wrap is the new approach taken by the ACSSA to keeping those who work in the field of sexual assault prevention informed on the latest practice.
The third report from the collaborative partnership between the Australian Institute of Family Studies and Crime Prevention Victoria
This report works towards producing an evidence base concerning the efficacy of early childhood interventions in Australia
Review theoretical approaches to trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation, and examines current legislative, policy and services responses.
Outlines those laws of evidence that have had significant impacts upon procedures in sexual offence trials and on victim-complainants' experiences.
The experience of time with children after divorce; Commitment in marriage and relationships; Mother's employment transitions following childbirth
This report presents a snapshot of contemporary attitudes to child support in Australia
This report focuses on the personal, family and social characteristics that are linked to differing patterns of driving behaviour