Examines the views of Australians about the obligations of parents and their adult children concerning financial and accommodation support.
Brief, statistical publications which outline changing family trends.
Australian fathers who spend more time on childcare are the most satisfied with their relationships with their children
Explores the different phases of family, from the families we live with as children to the families we form as we grow older.
Becoming a mother heralds a dramatic change in the lives of Australian women.
Wave 1 findings from the Building a New Life in Australia (BNLA) longitudinal study.
What is the nature of living alone and what does it means to the individuals involved?
How does living alone influence social connection, health behaviours and subjective wellbeing?
Does life satisfaction improve or decline as people grow older? What happens to people's outlook as they pass through the common events of life?
What types of childcare are Australian parents choosing for their children?
Older people feel left behind by technology, but so do one in ten younger Australians.
People living alone now account for a quarter of all Australian households.
This facts sheet examines the extent and nature of change in household and family forms.
This facts sheet examines the extent and nature of change in household and family forms
The National Families Week theme for 2013 draws attention to the sometimes difficult task of achieving balance in our lives
This facts sheet focuses on partnership and fertility trends, with a view to feeding into such decision-making
This sheet presents statistical information about trends in parents' engagement in paid work, examining mothers' and fathers' employment patterns
Prepared for the 2012 National Families Week, with this year's theme being "Families make all the difference: Helping kids to grow and learn"
Provides a summary of the ways in which adoption currently operates, past adoption practices, and the potential impacts adoption has on those involved
Report for National Families Week 2011 draws on recent statistics to provide a picture of selected aspects of Australian families in 2011
This Facts Sheet describes how the characteristics of families differ between the "city" and the "country" or "bush"