Family Matters

Family Matters


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. 80 , 2008

Family dimensions

Balancing work and family; protecting and promoting children's wellbeing; involving fathers in child and family services; a history of the Australian social security system

No. 79 , 2008

Parenting with care

The valuable work of Growing Up in Australia: the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC)

No. 78 , 2008

Challenged lives

Challenges that face some families - poverty, deprivation, homelessness, caring for a disabled family member, parenting following separation, and child abuse

No. 77 , 2007

Family relationships

Family relationships and the new family law system; programs to help stepfamilies and pre-marriage education; parent-child relationships

No. 76 , 2007

Families caring

"Families care" highlighting the range of different ways that families care for each other.

No. 74 , 2006

Children in context

Mothers' age and work characteristics, child and family services, neighbourhoods and community development


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