This document sets out the demographic features of marriage and separation since the 1970s
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.
Young people living on the urban fringe: Preliminary report: The youth of Berwick : The Australian Living Standards Study
Examines the life circumstances of the young people of Berwick, the issues they face and the policy implications of the information gathered
Paper prepared by Dr Don Edgar (Director) and staff of the Australian Institute of Family Studies, for The Social Policy Directorate [N.S.W]
Provides a reference for researchers and workers in government and service organisations
The bibliography lists references to Australian works published since 1980 on the topic of the rights of children and young people.
In this issue of Family Matters, we tackle a difficult and emotive topic, that of children's rights. Because reactions to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the child have been so extreme, and often misinformed, we present a variety of viewpoints and a range of information in the hope of clarifying the issues.
Equity and the impact on families of the Australian tax-transfer system: Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) Monograph No 2
Study is concerned with family policy in Australia, as it operates through the tax-transfer system in the form of tax concessions and cash transfers.
Report of stage one of the ADF Families Mobility and Dislocation study: ADF Families mobility and dislocation study
Study represents part of the Australian Defence Force's (ADF) ongoing commitment to ameliorate family disadvantage arising out of Service requirements
Young people in Australia : Values and beliefs concerning marriage and family: A review of the research
Paper prepared for the Regional Unit for Social and Human Sciences in Asia and the Pacific (RUSHSAP), UNESCO
This issue of Family Matters has as its theme intergenerational relationship, the ties that bind.
AIFS Occasional Newsletter
This report is based on analysis of data from stage two of the Melbourne sample of the Australian Institute of Family Studies Early Childhood Study.
Report on stage one of the Early Childhood Contexts Study: Preliminary findings : The Australian Early Childhood study
The Australian Early Childhood study is designed both to describe and to examine the relationship between a broad range of family factors
The study of 33 Victorian families was undertaken by the Australian Institute of Family Studies in response to a request from Hanover Welfare Services
This issue of Family Matters, features the first report based on results of the Institute's Australian Living Standards Study (Living day to day) and includes articles which examine the impact of the recession on families.
AIFS Occasional Newsletter
This document briefly outlines changes to the adoption scene in Australia in recent years
Collection of papers originated as a symposium at the 24th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society in Hobart in September 1989.
Taking the children to work: Work-related child care in south-eastern Melbourne : AIFS Early Childhood Study Paper No 3
The paper explores some of the opportunities for work-related child care in south-eastern Melbourne.
The paper focuses on mothers' and fathers' attitudes to sharing the care of sick children. A selection of case studies is included.