Australian data sources on the prevalence of drug and alcohol facilitated sexual assault are discussed.
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.
Patterns and precursors of adolescent antisocial behaviour: Types, resiliency and environmental influences
The second report from the collaborative partnership between the Australian Institute of Family Studies and Crime Prevention Victoria
Considers several groups of victim/survivors of sexual assault which are less likely to appear in the estimates of large-scale victimization studies.
This issue of Family Matters includes a number of papers which address aspects of children's well being and factors which can pose challenges to their healthy development.
Uses data from 1986 and 1996 Australian Censuses to explore possible reasons for differences in the labour market trends of lone and couple mothers.
Investigates the relative impact of trust, bonding, bridging and linking relationships upon labour force status and successful job search method.
Changing patterns of partnering; Fostering social competence in young adults; Parents' child care choices
This paper explores whether there is a link between changes in family life and community social capital, and the nature of any such link.
Family structure, child outcomes and environmental mediators: An overview of the Development in Diverse Families Study
This paper describes a new Institute study that aims to enhance understanding about how family structure relates to the development of children
The first report from the collaborative partnership between the Australian Institute of Family Studies and Crime Prevention Victoria
The 'fertility crisis' has been the subject of active debate in the past year, and includes issues related to work and family, women's participation in the paid workforce, the ageing of the population, paid maternity leave, child care, the structure of family payments, the environment and the future of immigration.
This paper reviews the evidence on the impact of the United States welfare reforms on a wide range of outcomes
This paper aims to contribute to the development of theoretically based and empirically valid measures of social capital that can be applied in future
This issue of Family Matters contains a diverse array of articles about the family in Australia.
This paper uses data from the 1996 Australian Census to analyse the factors which explain the employment gap.
This edition of Family Matters highlights a diverse body of research which takes various approaches to understanding the issues of work and family life.
This volume is intended to provide a useful reference work and guide to the Institute's research output
Should family service agencies in Australia adopt the Children in Need system?
The year 2001 marks four anniversaries of relevance to the Australian Institute of Family Studies: the Centenary of Federation; the Institute's own twenty-first birthday; the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Family Court of Australia; and the centenary of the Australian Public Service.
Australia’s population is ageing, and its growth is slowing down due to remarkable advances in medicine, health care and birth control.