This study enhances understanding of online wagering involvement in Australia and includes recommendations on the implementation of the Framework.
Each year the Institute is commissioned to produce a range of reports. The most recent reports (published by the commissioning organisation) are listed below. See also AIFS Research papers and reports.
Supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs: A checklist for organisations
This paper provides managers and other decision-makers with practical guidance on supporting staff to work with families with complex needs
This report explores potential policy interventions to reduce gambling harm, drawing on existing gambling research from other areas of public health.
Supporting children in families with complex needs: Nine tips for practitioners who feel out of their depth
This paper describes how practitioners can develop confidence in supporting children in these families.
Summary of the Family Wellbeing Study commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Defence and Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Part 2 of the Family Wellbeing study was designed to investigate how families manage the transition of ADF members into civilian life.
The Family Wellbeing Study examined the wellbeing of families of ADF members, transitioned ADF members and reservists.
This study commissioned by the VRGF shows that wagering advertisements and inducements increase betting expenditure.
Weighing up the odds: Sports betting and young men
The Cradle to Kinder program is an early intervention program designed to address the needs of vulnerable children and families.
This report examines the association between family, neighbourhood and school level disadvantage and children’s cognitive and social outcomes.
This report examines the association between childhood poverty and a range of children’s developmental outcomes.
This report focused on strategies and approaches to enhancing the provision of support services for victim/survivors child sexual abuse.
This report developed a framework to analyse and present information about historical influences on institutional child sexual abuse (1950-2014).
Challenging misconceptions about sexual offending: Creating an evidence-based resource for police and legal practitioners
This resource from the Australian Institute of Family Studies challenges some of the common myths and misconceptions about sexual offending.
Domestic and family violence and parenting: Mixed method insights into impact and support needs: Final report
Report on the current state of knowledge on the impact of domestic and family violence (DFV) on parenting.
This review examines literature to identify innovation and best practice, and provide insights and policy learning for application within NSW context
Best practice guidance on how support services can develop and maintain networks that are positive, sustainable, and work to meet client needs.
Reviews the emergence of trauma-informed care in Australia and overseas and how it is being implemented in practice.
Synthesises international evidence regarding risk and protective factors related to child sexual abuse in institutional contexts.