A report commissioned by the Australian Department of Social Security
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.
When roles overlap: Workers with family responsibilities : Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) Monograph No 14
Report of the findings of the Dependent Care Study by AIFS, commissioned by the Work and Family Unit, Department of Industrial Relations.
A matter of give and take: Small business views of work and family : Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) Monograph No 15
Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) Monograph no. 15
This paper discusses some of the common assumptions about the significance of location as a factor in living standards
Comparison of DSS clients and non-DSS clients on a range of indicators of living standards used in the ALSS study
Short-term work patterns of women and the dependent spouse rebate: Department of Social Security Contract Projects, 1992-93
Department of Social Security Contract Projects, 1992-93 Project 4: Short-term work patterns of women
In search of poverty and affluence: An investigation of families living in two Melbourne municipalities : AIFS Working Paper No 10
Draws on data from a three year study of living standards of Australian families in 12 localities which reflect varying socio-economic settings.
This issue of Family Matters features articles on the theme of parents and parenting.
AIFS Occasional Newsletter
The paper reports on the development of a housing model for measuring capital gains and six other elements of housing benefits and costs.
Child care in Berwick: Results of the Australian Living Standards Study : The Australian Living Standards Study
This report provides information relating to the use of pre-schools and child care in Berwick.
Child care in Box Hill: Results of the Australian Living Standards Study : The Australian Living Standards Study
This document reports on the use of child care made by families in Box Hill.
Child care in Melbourne: Results of the Australian Living Standards Study : The Australian Living Standards Study
This document reports on the child care used by families living in the City of Melbourne.
Child care in Werribee: Results of the Australian Living Standards Study : The Australian Living Standards Study
This document reports on the use made by Werribee families of child care.
This document reports on the results of a study of living standards in the City of Box Hill, a middle suburban area of Melbourne.
This issue of Family Matters devotes a lot of space to articles about Australia's indigenous people. They are presented as a collection of indigenous voices about how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family life has been affected since white settlement. Doubtless there are other views about some of the issues raised, but they tell a powerful story of disruption, dislocation, deliberate social policies aimed at denying and destroying the value of indigenous forms of 'family' life.
This booklet presents discussion and statistical information on trends and the structure of families in Australia
This issue of Family Matters includes papers and discussion from the Fourth Australian Family Research Conference (AFRC4). A summary of the broad family issues raised at the conference is included, as are several of the papers.
Prepared by Dr G Snider, Australian Institute of Family Studies, and Colonel C K Gillman-Wells, Headquarters Australian Defence Force.
The Australian Living Standards Study Berwick Report Part 1: The Household Survey: The Australian Living Standards Study
This report presents the results of the household survey undertaken in the city of Berwick, Vic.