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.

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Snapshots of family relationships

Lixia Qu and Ruth Weston
Research summary— May 2008

The Australian Institute of Family Studies prepared this Snapshot of Family Relationships report to support the 2008 National Families Week

Challenged lives

Family Matters No. 78, 2008

Challenges that face some families - poverty, deprivation, homelessness, caring for a disabled family member, parenting following separation, and child abuse

Fertility and family policy in Australia

Matthew Gray, Lixia Qu and Ruth Weston
Research Paper No. 41 — February 2008

Provides an overview of fertility trends and their potential implications for Australia, as well as key current government policies and schemes

Family relationships

Family Matters No. 77, 2007

Family relationships and the new family law system; programs to help stepfamilies and pre-marriage education; parent-child relationships

Families caring

Family Matters No. 76, 2007

"Families care" highlighting the range of different ways that families care for each other.

Young people who sexually abuse: Key issues

Cameron Boyd and Leah Bromfield
ACSSA Wrap No. 3 — December 2006

This paper is about young people who have committed acts of sexual abuse, written for those who might come across this issue in their day-to-day work

Children in context

Family Matters No. 74, 2006

Mothers' age and work characteristics, child and family services, neighbourhoods and community development

Male survivors of sexual assault and rape

Sarah Crome
ACSSA Wrap No. 2 — September 2006

This resource document provides a current overview of research and information concerning male survivors of sexual assault and rape.

Indigenous families

Family Matters No. 75, 2006

Indigenous children, families and communities