The authors present the methodology, findings and conclusions of the Australian Institute of Family Studies' Early Childhood Study
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.
It provides a reference for researchers and workers in government and service organisations by drawing together information from a range of sources
Commissioned by the Australian Department of Social Security
General medical practice: An aspect of living standards : The Australian Living Standards Study / General Practice Evaluation Program
In this paper, attention is given to Swedish earnings-related transfer payments other than pensions received by senior citizens.
Financial control and financial management within couples in Australia: Paper prepared for Department of Social Security Contract Projects 1992-1993
The main aim of this paper is to examine the economic behaviour of couples within households
Is it possible to integrate the roles of work and family, or will this remain a vision more than the reality?
In this book the author focuses on the facts, figures, myths and realities of families in Australia.
This book surveys the characteristics of family life of key groups in Australia.
Towards integration and quality assurance in children's services: AIFS Early Childhood Study Paper no. 6
This book focuses on questions such as: Why do people use child care? What sorts of services are available? Who sets the standards?
Aspects of family living standards: A study of families in two rural areas : The Australian Living Standards Study
The rural areas covered in these reports cover Berri, Loxton and Renmark in the Riverland area of SouthAustralia, and Roma / Bungil in South West Qld.
Tennant Creek: Living there: Views from families and service providers : The Australian Living Standards Study
This report on Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory presents findings from the Australian Living Standards Study. The report is in three sections.
Health report: Access to basic medical care in nine urban areas : The Australian Living Standards Study
The report presents findings in relation to the families' experience of general medical practice care.
Children's services report: Work related childcare for urban families with pre-school aged children : The Australian Living Standards Study
The report describes patterns of child care and family situations across the nine urban localities studied, and examines what factors were important
The relationship between housing and living standards was addressed in two ways.
Employment report: Spatial aspects of employment in Australian cities: The Australian Living Standards Study
The report explores the links between the localities in which people live and their employment opportunities.
Transport report: Aspects of travel and behaviour in Australian cities : The Australian Living Standards Study
Examine the links between the socio-demographic characteristics of families - including location - and their attitudes and behaviours re transport.
Provider perspectives on service provision: A study of service provision in nine urban areas: The Australian Living Standards Study
The focus of the report is the locational differences which may exist in the provision of services.
Provider perspectives on service provision: A study of service provision in two rural areas : The Australian Living Standards Study
This report covers in some detail for the two rural areas certain issues of access to, availability of and quality of services
Findings are summarised from the Australian Living Standards Study on housing, health services, child care, employment, transport and service delivery
Provides a record of the range and diversity of research projects and related activities carried out around the world within the context of the IYF