Annual report 2012-13
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Australian Institute of Family Studies annual reports describe the research and operations of the Institute, along with highlights for the year.
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Throughout 2012-13 the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) continued to extend its research and disseminate evidence to increase understanding of the factors that affect family wellbeing in Australia. AIFS research is designed to inform government policies and practices directed towards supporting families in all their forms - wherever they live and whatever the characteristics of their communities.
To this end, the Institute has continued to publish research findings that are rigorous, informative and policy-relevant, with uptake of AIFS published material during this period being at its highest in the Institute's 33-year history. The Institute's expertise has continued to strengthen in a range of research methodologies, including longitudinal studies, program evaluation and mixed-methods approaches involving both qualitative and quantitative methods.
This AIFS book explore some of the complexities of the child and family issues facing those working in social policy and legal systems
This publication tells the story of the Australian Temperament Project, a longitudinal study of Australian children born in Victoria 1982-83
This book draws together key facts and figures about family formation and change, drawing on information and analysis from a wide variety of source
This summary report provides an overview of the evaluation findings