Data presented in this paper are drawn from the Australian Divorce Transitions Project, a random national telephone survey of 650 divorce Australians.
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.
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.
This paper explores empirically how the change to a risk society might be manifest in family life courses and, more particularly, housing careers.
Findings from a recent Institute study show that most divorcing couples fail to consider superannuation in the division of property.
In this issue of Family Matters, Australian Institute of Family Studies researchers and experts in the area of ageing have contributed articles from their differing perspectives on ageing and the role of families and government. An overview of the articles is provided by Ilene Wolcott on page three of this issue.
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.
We are pleased to publish in this issue of Family Matters the Keynote address delivered at the opening session of the conference by Dr Richard Eckersley, ‘Redefining Progress: Shaping the Future to Human Needs’, and several papers presented during the course of the conference.
This paper examines the interactions and flows of aid up and down between three generations of the same family.
One new direction in the Institute’s research, introduced in this issue of Family Matters, is the Social Exchanges program which will address key social policy issues for families.
This paper explores aspects of retirement and family relationships in the lives of Australian men and women aged 50-70 years.
Social environments and the wellbeing of young people; Adolescents' perceptions of self, work and future
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.
Family relations and later life; the role of fathers as confidants for teenagers; understanding parenthood
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.