This report argues that the Looking After Children approach may have measurable benefits for child care services in Australia
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.
Data presented in this paper are drawn from the Australian Divorce Transitions Project, a random national telephone survey of 650 divorce Australians.
This paper examines meanings and expectations of family life and support for people aged 50 to 70, focusing on social relations between generations.
The Australian Institute of Family Studies is planning to develop a major new research initiative to be known as the Australian Family Panel Survey.
Findings from a recent Institute study show that most divorcing couples fail to consider superannuation in the division of property.
This paper explores empirically how the change to a risk society might be manifest in family life courses and, more particularly, housing careers.
Data presented in this paper are drawn from the 1997 Australian Divorce Transition Project, a national telephone survey of 650 divorced Australians.
Over the last twenty years, the Australian Institute of Family Studies has established itself as a key centre for research on the family in Australia.
Aims to provide a comprehensive base of information on families and family life in Western Australia.
This paper examines the interactions and flows of aid up and down between three generations of the same family.
This paper explores aspects of retirement and family relationships in the lives of Australian men and women aged 50-70 years.
This publication was compiled by the Australian Institute of Family Studies for the National Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy
Social polarisation and housing careers: Exploring the interrelationship of labour and housing markets in Australia
Draws on a 1996 survey of a national random sample of 25–70 year olds, to examine access to home ownership in the context of a changing labour market.
This book draws together key facts and figures about family formation and change, drawing on information and analysis from a wide variety of sources.
Initial findings from a new Institute study highlight the ways that parents' workforce participation is influenced by their values and preferences.
Examines new ways of improving the living standards of people with low incomes.
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.
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.
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.