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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Being young

Family Matters No. 68, 2004

Adolescent development, aspirations and becoming adult, and shaping new life patterns

Responding to sexual assault in rural communities

Alexandra Neame and Melanie Heenan
ACSSA Briefing No. 3 — June 2004

Structured around the main themes that often figure in the literature on issues relating to sexual assault or violence against women in rural contexts

Children's living arrangements after parental separation

Family Matters No. 67, 2004

In this edition of Family Matters we publish an article which describes the study’s development process, discusses the data that will be available to researchers from the first wave of data collection, and offers some pointers to the sorts of questions that can be addressed using the Growing Up in Australia dataset. Also in this issue, we feature a report of the official launch on 8 February 2004 of the first wave of Growing Up in Australia by Senator the Hon Kay Patterson, Minister for Family and Community Services.

Ageing: Issues for Australian families

Family Matters No. 66, 2003

Various approaches to understanding the effects and consequences of ageing for Australian families, and the roles of older people within families.

In the best interests of children

Family Matters No. 65, 2003

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. 

Family trends

Family Matters No. 64, 2003

Changing patterns of partnering; Fostering social competence in young adults; Parents' child care choices

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