Family Matters

Family Matters

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Latest issue

No. 99 , 2017

Research to results

This edition presents a range of articles based on research presented at the AIFS 2016 Conference, "Research to Results - Using evidence to improve outcomes for families".

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Next issue: July 2017

Previous issues

No. 92 , 2013

Exercising wisdom: Deciding family law matters

This issue of Family Matters focuses on presentations made at the 12th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, 25-27 July 2012. The articles in this edition particularly address family law issues.

No. 91 , 2012

Growing Up in Australia and Footprints in Time

Features articles based on presentations from the 2011 Growing Up in Australia: Longitudinal Study of Australian Children and Footprints in Time: Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children Conference

No. 90 , 2012

Life events

Prevalence of potential family life difficulties; women's return to work after maternity leave; transition to school; and effects of separation on grandparents.

No. 89 , 2011

Protecting children: Evolving systems

National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children; child protection and law reforms; links between child maltreatment and adolescent offending; neurobiological effects of childhood maltreatment; and transitioning from out-of-home care

No. 87 , 2011

Sustaining families in challenging times

Family Matters No. 87 focuses on the theme of Sustaining families in challenging times covering such topics as who's really time poor; children in poverty; UK family policy, lone mothers and paid work; families at risk; living-apart-together (LAT) relationships; and past adoption practices

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