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. 62 , 2002

Understanding family change

This issue of Family Matters contains a diverse array of articles about the family in Australia.

No. 60 , 2001


The year 2001 marks four anniversaries of relevance to the Australian Institute of Family Studies: the Centenary of Federation; the Institute's own twenty-first birthday; the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Family Court of Australia; and the centenary of the Australian Public Service.  

No. 58 , 2001

Searching for family resilience

Searching for family resilience; Foregone earnings through child rearing; Meeting the challenges of parenting.

No. 57 , 2000

Adolescents and community

Adolescents and community; Child support and parenting; Social capital and social security


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