Summary of the Family Wellbeing Study commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Defence and Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
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
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.
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.
50 in-depth interviews were conducted with victim/survivors and their families to explore the effect of disclosure of abuse.
Establishing the Connection: Interventions linking service responses for sexual assault with drug or alcohol use/abuse: Key findings and future directions
Presents key findings and implications for policy-makers, researchers and practitioners from ANROWS research project Establishing the Connection.
Establishing the Connection: Interventions linking service responses for sexual assault with drug or alcohol use/abuse: Final report
Examines the intersections between alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and sexual victimisation and trauma and their support sectors.
To which extent is child care flexible enough to meet the needs of parents who work non-standard or variable hours?
This study explores "informal recovery pathways", and also compares the motivations and experiences of younger and older adults in Victoria.
This paper reviews what is known about the impact of domestic and family violence (DFV) on parenting.